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 09 November 2011
A Red Arrows pilot killed after being ejected from his aircraft had dreamed of flying RAF fast jets since childhood, his family said today.
Friday 21 October 2011
British troops involved in operations against Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's regime are poised to return home after the former Libyan dictator was captured and killed.
Saturday 03 September 2011
Billy Drake was one of the most illustrious RAF and Allied "aces" of the Second World War.
Monday 29 August 2011
Tuesday 23 August 2011
Monday 22 August 2011
The Royal Air Force will receive 14 new Chinook helicopters in a £1 billion contract, the Ministry of Defence announced today.
Wednesday 17 August 2011
An appeal has been launched to help recover from the seabed a German bomber which was shot down over the Kent coast during the Battle of Britain.
Thursday 11 August 2011
The latest batch of UFO files released today contain sightings of mysterious lights over the Glastonbury Festival, a "flying saucer" outside Retford town hall and the bizarre story of "Mork and Mindy's" visit to East Dulwich.
Sunday 31 July 2011
Friday 15 July 2011
The RAF's largest ever aircraft was officially named Voyager today at a ceremony attended by the Defence Secretary.
Tuesday 05 July 2011
Tuesday 21 June 2011
The RAF's ability to respond to future emergencies will be curtailed if the mission in Libya continues beyond the summer, its second in command has warned.
Tuesday 07 June 2011
There will be further substantial changes to the armed forces, including significant cuts in the Army, Navy and RAF, the Defence Secretary Liam Fox said yesterday.
Thursday 26 May 2011
RAF jets have attacked a military vehicle depot in the Libyan desert in the latest strike against the forces of dictator Muammar Gaddafi, the Ministry of Defence has said.
Tuesday 24 May 2011
John Gard'ner was one of the last surviving New Zealand fighter pilots who helped win the Battle of Britain. A volunteer for the RAF, he was also one of the few survivors of an early disaster of that battle, when his sluggish, single-engine Defiant aircraft was shot down by vastly superior Luftwaffe Messerschmitts over the Channel.
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