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Latest Headlines

LIGHTNING JETS blasted ranges at RAF Tain off the Scottish coast in an explosive start to Nato’s largest annual Exercise – Joint Warrior... Read More on Front Page
CHIEF OF the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Sir Mike Wigston, led this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours list, receiving a Knighthood... Read More on Page 3
THE FIRST pilot to win his wings on the new 72 Sqn Texan T1 aircraft has graduated from RAF Valley... Read More on Page 5
THE ROYAL British Legion is appealing to the Armed Forces community and the public to ‘show support like never before’ for its annual Poppy Appeal, to fight off the effects of Covid-19 on finances... Read More on Page 7
UK AND German fighter crews are stepping up joint training on Nato’s Eastern front and could be deployed as a single fighting unit to guard Alliance air space along the Russian border... Read More on Page 9
AN ATLAS A400M comes into land after a training sortie as Storm Alex batters Britain... Read More on Page 10
STRIKE EAGLES teamed up with Typhoons to hone their ability to deliver lethal firepower in a crisis... Read More on Page 11
A TYPHOON veteran has taken over as Red 1 as the RAF’s aerobatics aces begin training for next season... Read More on Page 13
GUNNERS AND bandsmen are among 100 military personnel reinforcing the battle against a second spike of Covid-19 in the West Midlands... Read More on Page 15
DEFENCE GIANT BAE has unveiled its new factory of the future, which it hopes will slash the time taken to get the RAF’s next combat jet fighting fit... Read More on Page 16 & 17
THE NEWEST members of the RAF Regiment have graduated at RAF Honington – 33 members of TG 1-20 Salalah Flight... Read More on Page 20
IT WAS reading former WAAF Eileen Younghusband’s obituary in a national newspaper that, said Robert Harris, inspired him to write his latest novel... Read More on Page 21
Pathfinder Nav who went on to be CO of a Hercules squadron... Read More on Page 23