Flt Lt Cunningham was killed at RAF Scampton in Lincolnshire after he was accidentally ejected while his aircraft was on the ground
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Wednesday 04 May 2011
A ceremony has been held to commemorate work on a new monument to the RAF bomber crews who lost their lives during the Second World War.
Friday 15 April 2011
Pilots of the RAF's most advanced fighter jets are being grounded because shortages of aircraft spares mean they cannot put in enough flying hours to keep their skills up to date, MPs warned today.
Thursday 31 March 2011
Wednesday 23 March 2011
The international coalition has wiped out Muammar Gaddafi's air force and no RAF planes have come under Libyan attack during the operation, a senior commander said today.
Tuesday 22 March 2011
An RAF Typhoon pilot who flew to Libya last night to patrol the no-fly zone spoke today of the mission's success.
Friday 04 March 2011
There was plenty of cake but no talk of war at Claude Choules's 110th birthday party in Perth yesterday. Despite 41 years in the armed forces, the last surviving combat veteran of the First World War is a pacifist, according to his family.
Wednesday 02 March 2011
Billions of pounds have been added to the bill for Typhoon fighter jets due to bad planning and "over-optimism" at the Ministry of Defence, a spending watchdog said today.
Sunday 20 February 2011
Thursday 17 February 2011
Sunday 30 January 2011
Friday 28 January 2011
The Ministry of Defence today dismissed suggestions that proposed cuts would endanger the public after two RAF pilots were plucked from the sea by a closure-threatened rescue operation.
Thursday 27 January 2011
Two RAF crew were rescued today after their Tornado jet came down in the sea off the west coast of Scotland.
Tuesday 25 January 2011
Friday 31 December 2010
Thursday 16 December 2010
Celebrated for their role in the Falklands War, Britain's Harrier Jump Jets made their final flight yesterday before the last 16 aircraft still in service with the Royal Air Force are scrapped under the Government's defence cuts.
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