Royal Air Force

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Thursday, September 20, 2018

UK fighter jet intercepts two Russian bombers

UK fighter jet intercepts two Russian bombers

UK fighter jet intercepts two Russian bombers

RAF Typhoon fighter aircraft were scrambled to monitor two Russian planes approaching UK airspace, the Ministry of Defence has said.

Friday, September 1, 2017

Friday, September 1, 2017

RAF: 'Some military men see women as some sort of weird zoo species', says journalist

RAF: 'Some military men see women as some sort of weird zoo species', says journalist

'Some military men see women in the army as some sort of weird zoo species'

Author Isabel Oakeshott thinks women being able to apply for the RAF Regiment is good but there's still a long way to go

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Caroline Paige reflects on her book and life as a transgender woman in the military

Caroline Paige reflects on her book and life as a transgender woman in the military

Caroline Paige reflects on her book and life as a transgender woman in the RAF

In 1999, Paige became the first transgender officer to transition and serve openly in the military

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

RAF skirt ban: 'rules have got to be fair to everyone', says former navigator

RAF skirt ban: 'rules have got to be fair to everyone', says former navigator

RAF skirt ban: 'rules have got to be fair to everyone', says former navigator

John Nichol, a former serviceman who was shot down and captured in the first Gulf war, spoke to Paul Ross about the RAF's decision to ban servicewomen from wearing skirts in parade to cater to transgender members

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Dambuster knighthood: 'It looks as though it's been blocked', says campaigner

Dambuster knighthood: 'It looks as though it's been blocked', says campaigner

Dambuster knighthood looks as though it's been blocked, says campaigner

Support continues to grow for The Sun newspaper's petition to grant retired RAF officer George 'Johnny' Johnson a knighthood for his part in Operation Chastise

Friday, December 16, 2016

Friday, December 16, 2016

Carol Vorderman reveals what she most feared before going into I'm A Celebrity

Carol Vorderman reveals what she most feared before going into I'm A Celebrity

Carol Vorderman reveals what she most feared before going into I'm A Celebrity

James Whale walked the red carpet at The Sun Military Awards on Wednesday night, and met Carol Vorderman

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Polish fighters are remembered on the anniversary of the Battle of Britain

Battle of Britain anniversary: Twitter users thank Polish pilots and say post-Brexit attacks must stop

Battle of Britain anniversary: 'End the post-Brexit abuse towards Polish people'

Many Twitter users have heralded the role played by Polish airmen and suggested we should remember this before criticising their migration to the UK

Friday, July 22, 2016

Friday, July 22, 2016

Colonel Bob Stewart has advised Royal Air Force personnel to 'be suspicious of anyone' approaching them following the attempted abduction of a serviceman in Norfolk.

RAF kidnap attempt: 'Be very suspicious of anyone approaching you' says former army colonel Bob Stewart

RAF kidnap attempt: 'Be very suspicious of anyone approaching you'

Colonel Bob Stewart, MP for Beckenham, has warned service personnel to stay vigilant after failed abduction of RAF man