AN-124 cargo aircraft delivers new Poseidon simulator

An AN-124 cargo aircraft touched down at Glasgow Prestwick Airport to deliver a second Operational Flight Trainer for the the Poseidon MRA Mk 1.

MoD charters aircraft to move personnel out of Afghanistan

Lasting 8 days, the use of charter aircraft to move personnel between Kabul and Birmingham will cost £1.1 million.

How many sorties are RAF aircraft flying per month?

Here is a list detailing the number of sorties by Typhoon, Voyager, Sentinel, Rivet Joint and E-3 Sentry aircraft in each month between January 2019 and May 2021.

British F-35 conducts first ‘austere forward refuelling’

A F-35B from HMS Queen Elizabeth has conducted the UK Lightning Force's first 'austere forward refuelling' in an overseas environment, whilst operating from the carrier.

British tanker refuels French carrier jets over the Middle East

The range of the aircraft flying from French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle was extended with the help of land based British tankers for the first time.

British, American, Italian and Israeli F-35s fly together

F-35 jets launched from HMS Queen Elizabeth took part an exercise alongside Israeli and Italian jets.

Ministry of Defence confirm ‘no plans’ to cut C-17 fleet

Despite earlier speculation, the Ministry of Defence have confirmed that there are "no plans" to reduce the size of the Royal Air Force fleet of C-17 Globemaster transport aircraft.

How many UK weapons will be integrated onto the F-35?

British F-35B jets will soon be fitted with Meteor air to air missiles and the SPEAR Capability 3 precision surface attack missile.

How is saltwater removed from British P-8 Poseidon aircraft?

Have you ever wondered how the P-8 Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft fleet deals with the corrosion caused by saltwater?

C-17 flies to Ibiza with parts for HMS Queen Elizabeth F-35

A C-17 belonging to 99 Squadron flew to Ibiza to deliver equipment that will enable the F-35 "to be back in the skies soon!".



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