Top News on Royal Air Force

  • UK investigators detail high-speed RAF Typhoon near-miss


    A pair of Royal Air Force aircraft came within “20-50ft” of a high-speed collision in March this year, with only luck preventing an accident, UK safety investigators have determined.


  • Other News for Royal Air Force

  • Third A400M arrives for RAF duty


    ​The UK Royal Air Force has taken delivery of its latest example of the A400M tactical transport, with ZM403 being its...


  • UK parliament debates Syrian air strikes


    ​The UK House of Commons has debated the potential extension of its counter-terrorism air strike campaign from Iraq...


  • A400M deliveries resume, as airdrop testing nears


    The French air force’s seventh of an eventual 50 A400M tactical transports has touched down at its Orléans-Bricy air...


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  • Third A400M arrives for RAF duty

    News | 06 Jul 2015 16:30 | Craig Hoyle

    ​The UK Royal Air Force has taken delivery of its latest example of the A400M tactical transport, with ZM403 being its third of an eventual 22 aircraft to enter service.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Third-A400M-arrives-for-RAF-duty-414339/
  • UK parliament debates Syrian air strikes

    News | 03 Jul 2015 09:04 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The UK House of Commons has debated the potential extension of its counter-terrorism air strike campaign from Iraq into Syria, following an extremist attack in Tunisia on 26 June during which British citizens were killed.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-parliament-debates-Syrian-air-strikes-414265/
  • UK investigators detail high-speed RAF Typhoon near-miss

    News | 30 Jun 2015 16:01 | Dominic Perry

    A pair of Royal Air Force aircraft came within “20-50ft” of a high-speed collision in March this year, with only luck preventing an accident, UK safety investigators have determined.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-investigators-detail-high-speed-RAF-Typhoon-near-miss-414167/
  • A400M deliveries resume, as airdrop testing nears

    News | 24 Jun 2015 15:12 | Craig Hoyle

    The French air force’s seventh of an eventual 50 A400M tactical transports has touched down at its Orléans-Bricy air base, as the service gets ready to support airdrop testing involving the Airbus Defence & Space type.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/A400M-deliveries-resume-as-airdrop-testing-nears-413992/
  • F-35B demonstrates short take-off capability

    News | 24 Jun 2015 11:19 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The UK and USA have carried out the first short take-off test of the Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II during a ground-based test at Patuxent River Naval Air Station in Maryland, USA on 19 June.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/F-35B-demonstrates-short-take-off-capability-413986/
  • PARIS: Cobham extends General Atomics support partnership

    News | 17 Jun 2015 10:40 | Ellis Taylor

    ​Cobham Aviation Services and General Atomics Aeronautical Systems have renewed their teaming agreement covering support for the Predator B and MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicles operated by the Royal Air Force.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PARIS-Cobham-extends-General-Atomics-support-partnership-413792/