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100 years of air power

In 1909, Frenchman Louis Blériot became the first person to fly across the English Channel. Nine years later, the Royal…

14 Jul 2018

Security and prosperity

This year marks the RAF’s 100th birthday — a chance to reflect on an extraordinary period of growth and achievement,…

14 Jul 2018

Mentioned in dispatches

Inside the new state-of-the-art training school at BAE Systems’ plant in Samlesbury, Lancashire, there is a mural depicting the history…

14 Jul 2018

Aerospace by numbers

    All the figures point to an industry that is not only vital to defence but one which makes…

14 Jul 2018

They can be heroes

The Book of Ecclesiastes tells us that ‘there is nothing new under the sun’, and that might be an alternative…

14 Jul 2018

The future of fight and flight

Building military aircraft is an industry in which Britain has maintained a lead since the first Sopwith Camel took to…

14 Jul 2018

Stay with the skies

The Royal Air Force is 100 years old and, rightly, the record of air power in keeping the United Kingdom…

14 Jul 2018
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