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THE RAF’S newly-repainted VIP Voyager was scrambled from Brize Norton to support Typhoons tracking a long-range Russian aircraft skirting UK airspace off the Scottish coast... Read More on Page 1
BRITISH TYPHOON fighters have launched for the fifth time to intercept a Russian Midas tanker off the Baltic coast... Read More on Page 3
ROOKIE REAPER crews will train Stateside under a new system introduced as the RAF prepares to upgrade its fleet to operate the more powerful Protector aircraft... Read More on Page 4
FORMER AIR Force combat medic Michelle Partington teamed up with comedian Johnny Vegas as part of an army of UK volunteers fighting the coronavirus... Read More on Page 5
FOUR COMBAT pilots have signed up for a trans-Atlantic rowing challenge to raise cash for a charity which helped an airman’s daughter recover from leukaemia... Read More on Page 7
GUNNERS ARE pioneering the use of remotely piloted air systems to protect RAF airfields from intruders in Britain and beyond... Read More on Page 9
THE MILITARY’S high-profile role in Britain’s battle against the coronavirus has boosted support for the return of National Service, according to a survey by Forces charity chiefs... Read More on Page 11
BRITISH AND German Typhoons refuelled over the North Sea as part of a Nato push to form an integrated international fighter force.... Read More on Page 13
AFTER SPORADIC hit-and-run raids on the south coast by the Luftwaffe the RAF launched the Battle of Britain in earnest, attacking Nazi bombers over the Channel on July 10, 1940... Read More on Page 14 - 15
Why RAF’s pilots had air superiority in the Battle... Read More on Page 16
Aces high - Battle of Britain Top 10... Read More on Page 17
THE CHAIRMAN of the Battle of Britain Memorial Trust says the charity is in crisis because of severe financial problems caused by the coronavirus pandemic... Read More on Page 18
WHEN MANDY WELLS joined the RAF in 1994 she had no plans to be a trailblazer – but she became only the UK’s second woman to fly the Tornado GR4 operationally... Read More on Page 19
SERVICE NETBALL is on the hunt for the brightest and best new committee members to ensure the association has a future to match... Read More on Page 23
A HIGH-IMPACT video designed to kickstart an 18-month campaign to raise the profile of Service sport has walked away with a prestigious industry award... Read More on Page 24 - 25


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