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Red Arrows Leader remembers the moment he ejected after a crash landing in a Harrier in 2009
"The 10 year challenge? 14 May '09 pivotal moment in my flying career. Have made no secret of involvement in terrifying incident in KAF,” Martin Pert, Red Arrows Leader. Martin Pert, current "Red 1", the team Leader of the UK’s Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team Red Arrows, posted the following:
Airbus brings two RAF Typhoons to Payerne Air Base and aims to win competition for next Swiss Air Force Fighter
As Airbus spokesman told to The Aviation Geek Club, the jets were British because the RAF has Tranche 3 Typhoons, the newest configuration of the European multi-role fighter aircraft. Switzerland kicked off the fly competition for the five types of combat aircraft under consideration (Eurofighter Typhoon, the Boeing F-18 Super Hornet, the...
Tornado: To the Last: Listen to the Powerful piece of music released to celebrate almost 40 Years of Service by the Tonka
RAF Museum and the Services Sound and Vision Corporation used archive footage to make the video. Named Tornado: To the Last, the cool video in this post is a powerful piece of music composed by Royal Air Force (RAF) Music Services, released to celebrate almost 40 years of service by the Tornado...
Rare RAF Jaguar T2 Cockpit Section on Sale on eBay. And for 9,999.99 GBP (Plus Shipping) it can be yours.
“The Jaguar T2 Cockpit Section would make the ultimate souvenir /display for any ex Jag Aircrew / ground crew or anyone lucky enough to have flown in the back of this 2 seat T Bird trainer variant aircraft.” Grab your chance to buy on eBay a very rare Royal Air Force (RAF)...
This RAF Tornado Navigator is the first Tonka crew member to fly 6000 hours in the type
To date Flight Lieutenant Chris Stradling is the only person from the nations who fly the Tornado – UK, Italy, Germany and Saudi Arabia, to break the 6000-hour mark A Royal Air Force (RAF) Tornado navigator from RAF Marham has become the first person in history to log over 6000 hours flying...
Supersonic Victor: that time a RAF strategic bomber dived out of control from 46,000 to 16,000 feet in 20 seconds
The Victor experienced maximums of about minus 3 and plus 5 G’s (more than airframe design limits), and the whole incident lasted about 60 secs with the descent from 46,000 to 16,000 in about 20 secs – vertically supersonic! The following story was written by John Saxon and appears on his website....
These Stirling pilots were awarded Victoria Cross Medals for their gallantry on raids to targets at Turin
Flt Sgt R H Middleton and Flt Sgt Arthur Aaron were awarded Victoria Cross Medals for flying sorties to distant Italian targets. Of the RAF’s trio of four-engined heavy bombers in World War 2, the mighty Short Stirling was the first to enter service in August 1940. A total of...
The Lancaster Operations over Germany
The 1943 Battles of the Ruhr and Hamburg realized heavy destruction of German industrial resources but only at a steadily rising loss ratio caused primarily by Luftwaffe Night Fighters The Lancaster bomber holds a special place of affection mingled with a great deal of pride in the hearts of British and Commonwealth...
Remembering Operation Chastise: Special Lancasters, the No. 617 Squadron and the Dam Buster raids
Lancaster only specially formed wartime unit was No. 617 Squadron, used to attack the Ruhr Dams on the night of May 16/17, 1943 The Lancaster bomber holds a special place of affection mingled with a great deal of pride in the hearts of British and Commonwealth citizens — feelings which perhaps find their...
Cool HD Video shows VF-211 F-14A Tomcats taking fuel from RAF Tristar Tanker
“In this particular mission, not only were we refueling at night, but we were doing so on top of a thunderstorm,” Keith “Virus” Schomig, former F-14A Tomcat RIO with VF-211 Checkmates Taken by former Tomcat RIO Keith “Virus” Schomig from the cockpit of his F-14 in February 2002, the cool video in this...

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