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  • ​More details emerge on RAF Tornado deployment


    A “small number” of Royal Air Force Panavia GR4 Tornado combat jets have been deployed to RAF Akrotiri in Cyprus where they will be positioned to support aid delivery to displaced people in Iraq.


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  • RAF Rivet Joint on first operational deployment over Iraq


    The Royal Air Force has deployed its first Boeing RC-135W Rivet Joint signals intelligence aircraft to support...


  • PICTURES: Lancaster bombers fly in formation


    ​Two Avro Lancaster bombers have been flown in formation for the first time in more than 50 years, with the duo set to...


  • UK to deploy Tornados in support of Iraq operations


    ​The UK is further lending its support to the fight against Islamic militants in Iraq, as it reveals its plans to...


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  • RAF Rivet Joint on first operational deployment over Iraq

    News | 21 Aug 2014 16:44 | Beth Stevenson

    The Royal Air Force has deployed its first Boeing RC-135W Rivet Joint signals intelligence aircraft to support operations over Iraq, marking the first operational deployment of the aircraft since its delivery in November 2013.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/RAF-Rivet-Joint-on-first-operational-deployment-over-Iraq-402899/
  • PICTURES: Lancaster bombers fly in formation

    News | 14 Aug 2014 12:28 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Two Avro Lancaster bombers have been flown in formation for the first time in more than 50 years, with the duo set to appear at numerous air shows and events in the UK over the coming weeks.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURES-Lancaster-bombers-fly-in-formation-402702/
  • ​More details emerge on RAF Tornado deployment

    News | 13 Aug 2014 09:27 | Beth Stevenson

    A “small number” of Royal Air Force Panavia GR4 Tornado combat jets have been deployed to RAF Akrotiri in Cyprus where they will be positioned to support aid delivery to displaced people in Iraq.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/More-details-emerge-on-RAF-Tornado-deployment-402639/
  • UK to deploy Tornados in support of Iraq operations

    News | 12 Aug 2014 09:30 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The UK is further lending its support to the fight against Islamic militants in Iraq, as it reveals its plans to position its Panavia GR4 Tornado combat aircraft in the region.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-to-deploy-Tornados-in-support-of-Iraq-operations-402592/
  • UK's first A400M powers toward flight debut

    News | 11 Aug 2014 15:48 | Craig Hoyle

    ​The UK’s first Airbus A400M tactical transport remains on track for a September delivery, with the Royal Air Force’s lead “Atlas” having performed its first low-speed taxy trial in Seville, Spaing.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UKs-first-A400M-powers-toward-flight-debut-402567/
  • UK steps up Iraq support with C-130Js

    News | 11 Aug 2014 11:45 | Beth Stevenson

    ​Two Royal Air Force Lockheed Martin C-130J Hercules transport aircraft have been deployed to provide aid to displaced Iraqis that are stranded in the Mount Sinjar region of the country.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-steps-up-Iraq-support-with-C-130Js-402554/