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RAF HELICOPTERS have been deployed to support medical services across Britain as the NHS struggles to deal with the nationwide Covid-19 pandemic... Read More on front Page
BATTLE HONOURS have been awarded to 32 flying squadrons and nine RAF Regiment units for operations in Afghanistan... Read More on Page 5
A CRITICALLY ill coronavirus victim was airlifted from Shetland to the Scottish mainline by a RAF crew... Read More on Page 7
AIR FORCE physical training instructors are keeping Brits fighting fit during the nation-wide lockdown by launching a web workout routine... Read More on Page 9
THE RED Arrows have cancelled the team’s overseas training programme as airshows across Europe were closed down to help halt the spread of coronavirus... Read More on Page 10
C17 CREWS joined Canadian air transport specialists to hone their combat and skills and rehearse humanitarian aid missions in a series of real-life training scenarios in North America... Read More on Page 11
MORE THAN 1000 Air Force personnel have taken part in a major UK-based war drill as Nato tests its firepower... Read More on Page 13
IN HIS latest book Tales From The Frontline author and ex-SAC Ray Deacon recalls the exploits of Hunter pilots in the Middle East and the airmen who kept them flying... Read More on Page 14-15
IT’S IMPORTANT to remain focused on the positives. Being asked to go into self-isolation is for our best interests to halt the spread of Covid 19... Read More on Page 17
A SPECIFIC mental health strategy for veterans, from Service to civilian life, is to be set up in conjunction with the National Health Service,... Read More on Page 19
Officers are on course... Read More on Page 21
Aerobatic superstar inspired a generation of fighter pilots... Read More on Page 22
IT WAS a battling Inter-Services farewell for Senior men’s team head coach FS Kev Barry as his charges lost 1-0 to the Army... Read More on Page 23
IT WAS a fast, thrilling and extremely successful time on the Königssee ice track in Bavaria for the RAF’s ice sports stars at this year’s Inter-Services... Read More on Page 24
THE SERVICE’S natural luge association bid farewell to its leading light as head coach Flt Lt Eddy Dunlop retired after 27 years dedicated to the sport... Read More on Page 26


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