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British F-35Bs land for the first time on HMS Queen Elizabeth

For the very first time, F-35B Lightning II fighter jets of the Royal Air Force and the Royal Navy have landed on the HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier while off the coast of the United States....


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RAF deploys Chinook helicopter to prevent dam from collapsing

A Royal Air Force Chinook helicopter has been deployed to assist with the reinforcement of a dam about to collapse in Whaley Bridge, United Kingdom....


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Hungary to take over NATO Baltic Air Policing leadership

The Hungarian Air Force is preparing to take over the leadership of the NATO Baltic Air Policing mission by May 2019. It should be assisted by the Spanish Air Force in Lithuania, and the British Royal Air Force from Estonia....


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Last farewell flyover marks end of RAF Tornado career

The RAF Panavia Tornado GR4 will be permanently retired from active service in March 2019. As homage to its almost 40 years of service, a “farewell flypast” is taking place between February 19 and 21, 2019....


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Two Russian bombers intercepted close to NATO exercise in Norway

Two Eurofighter Typhoon fighters from the British Royal Air Force were scrambled on October 31, 2018, to intercept two Russian strategic bombers Tupolev Tu-160s that were flying over the Norwegian Sea....


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Eurowings employs military transport plane to carry passengers

The passengers that took a flight from Cologne to Punta Cana with Eurowings in early February 2018 were in for a surprise. The plane did not sport the blue and purple livery of the German airline but was in fact completely white. It was also fitted for only one class, not in accordance with tickets sold....


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The Royal Family and Air Force in the United Kingdom

The Queen has strong links with the Royal Air Force in the United Kingdom. Her Majesty is supported by other Members of the Royal Family....