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Association member publishes acclaimed new novel about war-time RAF.

DANGEROUS MOONLIGHT is a thoroughly researched and well-crafted WW2 thriller about clandestine ops carried out by Lysander aircraft of the RAF’s No 161 (Special Duties) Squadron in support of the French Resistance during the first few months of 1943. 111 more words


RAF, 1941

Anxiously glancing at the wing-tip of the Hawker Hurricane, rattling and exposed, as it slices through air currents that tug the plane off course; he tries to navigate a safe flight-path through the Battle of Athens.  109 more words

Creative Writing

Future Royal Air Force Pilots Meet Future Plane

No 45(R) Squadron from RAF Cranwell in Lincolnshire made a flying visit to Airbus Defence and Space in Seville Spain to see progress being made on Atlas, the A400M programme. 564 more words

Military Aviation

50 Years On

Fifty years ago, along with a bunch of other guys, I had graduated from the Royal Air Force Technical School at Cosford in England. The guys had organised a July reunion in the area and I did not want to miss this once in a life time occasion.


An extraordinary and unique evening

The Royal Air Force and The Canadian Heritage Warplane Museum invite you to be part of a once in a lifetime event: to partake in an extraordinary and unique evening of entertainment and superb wining and dining in the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight hangar under the wings of the only two airworthy Lancasters… … 13 more words


30/vii/44 – Loss of S/Ldr EN Bunting & F/O ECS Spedding

On the night of 29&30/vii/44, eight crews took off on Patrols over France. S/Ldr Edward Bunting and his Nav/Rad, F/O Ted Spedding were chasing a FW190 at low level when they were hit by flak. 91 more words

488 (NZ) Squadron Tour

Aviation at the Goodwood Festival of Speed - 27-29 June 2014

Although much of the FoS is centred around the various four and two wheeled aspects, there is a winged presence both in the air and on the ground. 337 more words