• The Red Arrows pilots and ground crew wear their distinctive red and blue flying suits in Greece after the team successfully gained Public Display Authority for 2016

    Red Arrows 2016

    The Red Arrows are set to inspire millions of people in 2016 after the aerobatic team was given formal approval to perform this year.

    Red Arrows 2016

  • Military Freefall Parachuting

    First C-17 Parachute Jump

    RAF's C17 take an important step in developing its tactical capabilities, with a successful trial of Military Freefall Parachuting.

    First C-17 Parachute Jump

  • RAF Voyager air-to-air refuelling aircraft, an RAF Typhoon FGR4 aircraft and a French Air Force Rafale fighter operating over the North Sea.

    Exercise Griffin Strike

    Senior Leaders from the Royal Air Force and French Air Force (FrAF) have spoken of their pride in the two air forces’ close cooperation, as UK-French wargames entered their second week.

    Exercise Griffin Strike

Latest News Updates

Operational Update

Latest updates including Operational News

Expeditionary Air Force

Expeditionary Air Wings

Find out more about the RAF's global operations

RAF Recruitment

RAF Careers

Our full-time regulars work side by side with spare-time reserves.

FTRS Vacancies

Recruitment Logo

View Full-Time Reserve Service (FTRS) vacancies available.

World War 1

No 2 Sqn RFC in WW1

The World’s first independent Air Force was born in battle

RAF Safety Centre

RAF Safety Centre

Royal Air Force Safety Centre Information

RAF Sport

RAF Sports

All the sports in the RAF

RAF on Display

RAF on Display

Find out more about our display teams

Cookies and Privacy

RAF Online Survey Spring 2016

Please take 2 minutes to answer a few questions about your visit to the website today.

airspace
social_media
Community Support-RHC
RAF Presentation Team
t2w-ad-banner
Text size:
medium|
larger|
largest