Tag: RAF

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RAF orders Typhoon fighter jets to Yorkshire to 'rapidly defend UK airspace' from threats

RAF orders Typhoon fighter jets to Yorkshire to 'rapidly defend UK airspace' from threats

With tension building over the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine, and the application of Finland and Sweden joining NATO, fears are mounting that [...]
RAF investigation after 'drunk' Red Arrow pilot ordered home for 'inappropriate behaviour'

RAF investigation after 'drunk' Red Arrow pilot ordered home for 'inappropriate behaviour'

An insider has claimed that there is "a huge, under-the-table" inquiry underway to do with alcohol and "suspected inappropriate behaviour". They sa [...]
RAF Lancaster bomber flypast TODAY: Where to watch – exact times and route mapped

RAF Lancaster bomber flypast TODAY: Where to watch – exact times and route mapped

On Saturday May 14, the RAF's only World War II bomber is set to soar above Nottinghamshire. A single Avro Lancaster is set to fly above the Nottin [...]
USAF emergency: KC135 sends 7700 ‘squawk code’ before heading back to RAF Mildenhall

USAF emergency: KC135 sends 7700 ‘squawk code’ before heading back to RAF Mildenhall

The aircraft sent out a squawk code, which is used to provide effective communication between air traffic control and aircraft. 7700 is the most we [...]
RAF veteran 'left waiting in A&E for 26 hours' amid scenes of chaos

RAF veteran 'left waiting in A&E for 26 hours' amid scenes of chaos

Julianne Williams, 54, was told to go to hospital after she experienced abdominal pain, sickness and a high temperature this week. She was triaged [...]
RAF Voyager spotted above Trafalgar Square as two fighter jets escort plane over London

RAF Voyager spotted above Trafalgar Square as two fighter jets escort plane over London

Crowds were seen looking up at the sky in photos posted to Twitter as the aircraft flew overhead. Twitter users initially believed it was a British [...]
RAF flypast route map: How to see Voyager and Typhoon fighter jets TODAY

RAF flypast route map: How to see Voyager and Typhoon fighter jets TODAY

Those lucky enough to live or be around these areas will have a clear view as the weather today is bright and sunny.For those not close by, there i [...]
RAF blunder as ‘preferably not white male’ wanted for Top Gun: Maverick press event

RAF blunder as ‘preferably not white male’ wanted for Top Gun: Maverick press event

An email sent from the force’s communication team said it was looking for someone to be the “face” of an upcoming press event. The Ministry of Defe [...]
Prince Charles suits up for RAF parade as he greets graduates after long pandemic wait

Prince Charles suits up for RAF parade as he greets graduates after long pandemic wait

The event was organised for those who had graduated from Cranwell and RAF Halton during the pandemic when restrictions meant guests were not permit [...]
RAF emergency: Chinook helicopter sends 7700 ‘squawk code’ over Exeter

RAF emergency: Chinook helicopter sends 7700 ‘squawk code’ over Exeter

The twin-turbo HC2 helicopter is flying at an altitude of 100ft and a speed of 114.6kts, according to a post on Twitter from aircraft and satelitte [...]
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