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  • Tanks a lot

    Ormond St charity chiefs salute Voyager crew as mascot takes to the skies

  • Atlas delivers hope to Gaza

    UK FORCES continue to support international aid efforts to alleviate the growing humanitarian crisis in Gaza with a ninth delivery of vital supplies of water, rice, baby formula and ready meals.

  • CAS on Red alert with Arrows Croatia flight

    THE CHIEF of the Air Staff took to the skies over Croatia with the Red Arrows as the team put the finishing touches to their landmark 60th display season during training on Exercise Springhawk.

  • Lanc: true workhorse of UK’s WWII bomber corps

    “EVERY TIME we board our beautiful Lancaster, it is impossible to ignore the significance of what those who went before us achieved, and endured, approximately eighty years ago,” writes Flt Lt Seb Davey, Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Lancaster Captain, in his foreword to Sarah Louse-Miller’s new book The Lancaster Story (mombooks.com).

  • Ramm! Bam! Thank you, ma'am

    SILVER SERVICE was the order of the day for pentathlete FS Laurence Ramm at the 14th European Masters Indoor Athletics Championships in Poland.


    IS dressage breakthrough for Service at the Loriners

  • Space chiefs give boost to Egging Trust

    UK SPACE aces and youth charity the Jon Egging Trust have teamed up to help students from disadvantaged backgrounds work in the aerospace industry.

  • Window of opportunity to mark foiling of Nazis in plane challenge

    TO MARK 80 years since D-Day and Operation Taxable, the RAF Benevolent Fund has launched a special challenge.

  • Tam’s on track

    MARATHON RUNNER Sqn Ldr Tam Wakeham has smashed her fundraising pledge for Samaritans after completing the London Marathon in just over four hours and four minutes.

  • Five-star rating

    TV’S SATURDAY Kitchen presenter and professional chef Matt Tebbutt made a special visit to RAFAKidz Abbey Wood as the nursery programme marked its fifth anniversary.

  • Maw the merrier for WWII plotter Kate, 102

    A WWII plotter who helped defend India against Japanese bomber raids has marked her 102nd birthday alongside serving members of her local RAF station at St Mawgan.

  • John’s tour of Remembrance

    FORMER TORNADO navigator and bestselling author John Nichol will start his first-ever theatre tour later this year.

  • Jim checks in

    SERVICE CHESS maestro AS1 James Kenyon is heading for a showdown with Nato rivals after storming to victory in the recent UK Armed Forces and MOD play-off.

  • Relive the war in ’44

    THE NATIONAL Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire has launched a new commemorative exhibition that uses personal stories to explore the events of 1944.

  • Czech hero Kafka honoured

    ONE OF the final two surviving Czech veterans to serve with the RAF in World War II has celebrated his 100th birthday.