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#TBT It’s a year today since #rafpolice search dogs AJ & Alfie were presented with the @PDSA Order of Merit for for their exceptional contribution to society. Both dogs are now enjoying a well earned retirement. Read more 👉bit.ly/3bTiYHslB
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An RAF Atlas C1 transport aircraft has been refuelled over the South Atlantic for the first time. This sortie increases the capability of the RAF Air Mobility Force @RAFBrizeNorton to deliver essential cargo and passengers worldwide. Full story: bit.ly/3QupnaO
The Hercules C130J has been the backbone of UK operational tactical mobility tasks since it was brought into service in 1999. In this video, get on board for a tour of the flight deck. You can find out more about this aircraft on the RAF website: ow.ly/39Fy50KamCH
The inside story of how the @RoyalAirForce won a Guinness World Record for the world’s first 100% fossil-free synthetic fuel flight #avgeek #sustainability #SAF #RAF ow.ly/vFAx50KfEXh
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Good luck to everyone receiving their #SQAResults today! @RAFLossiemouth. The RAF is #NoOrdinaryJob, with over 60 roles across a range of Trades and Branches. Want an exciting and fulfilling career in the RAF? Check recruitment.raf.mod.uk for more. #FindYourRole #NoWrongPath
A new episode of #InsideAIR is available now! This week, we speak to Group Captain Mike, the new Commandant of the #CentralFlyingSchool and discover how his team is using advanced technology to train the RAF's flying instructors. Listen now raf.mod.uk/what-we-do/ins… #VR #360video
Well done to our aviators who attended the #CommonWealthGames2022 @birminghamcg22. Their talent and commitment to sports is inspirational and our very own AS1 Luke Pollard deserves his gold in the Para-Triathlon. Read more at: bit.ly/3vELKCE Image by Garry Fox (Army).
Air Commodore Phythian is the first @pm_raf_ns nurse to Head the @RAFMedServices, as she takes over from Air Commodore Daborn #RAFNextGen #Medicalservices #NoOrdinaryJob twitter.com/RAFMedServices…
#RAFRegiment from 2 Force Protection Wing based at @RAF_Leeming are delivering Fixed Site Counter Uncrewed Air Systems for UK Defence. As part of Project Synergia, it will deliver a C-UAS Detect, Track, Identify and Defeat capability. Read more at: bit.ly/3b9NTiw
Aviators from @TacticalSupWing are enhancing their Air Landed Aircraft Refuelling System procedures at @RAFBrizeNorton with the A400M and C17 aircraft. This takes fuel from a fixed wing aircraft for use by Battlefield helicopters. @ComdJHC more at: bit.ly/3QiWNZW
It is with sadness that the Royal Air Force family announces the death of World War Two veteran Albert Jarrett. Read more: bit.ly/3zCgIME
RAF Aviation Task Force 3 from @RAF_Odiham worked with the Estonian Navy to deliver building supplies to Vaindloo Island in the Gulf of Finland. The Island lacks its own support helicopter force or shipping port, so two RAF Chinooks underslung load capability was used @ComdJHC.
Delighted to see @SouthamptonFC taking inspiration from the city's rich aviation history and its connections to the #royalairforce when launching their new 3rd kit today #SaintsFC #NextGenRAF
Typhoon FGR4 Squadrons continue to protect the skies over Europe, the High North, Mediterranean, Middle East and the Falklands. Find out more about the capabilities of this amazing aircraft in the video and see further detail on the RAF website: ow.ly/iny550KalXj
Personnel and aircraft from 3 (Fighter) Squadron were welcomed home by members of their families, squadron and station personnel, on returning from Operation BILOXI, the #NATO Enhanced Air Policing mission in Romania. Read more at: bit.ly/3OUwwQx
So far, an exciting week at #SELIS. I look forward to catching up with my allies and partners from around the globe. Thank you, CMSAF JoAnne Bass @cmsaf_official, for hosting this prestigious event. @RoyalAirForce
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DID YOU KNOW? Whole Force personnel @RAF_Leeming work at RAF Experimental, or RAFX – the innovation arm of the Royal Air Force. E.G. Project VIZSLA - a fully atomated quadruped robot named ‘Spot’, Hear more about RAFx and Spot: ow.ly/oJ7O50K9Xn9
👏Well done to#rafpolicee Cpl Amy Carre who received the Romanian Air Force Emblem of Honour Amy said: “I am incredibly proud to receive this award, this deployment has been a great experience" Read morebit.ly/3JoNKV1In6
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Flight Sergeant Gray, currently serving with #83ExpeditionaryAirGroup in the #MiddleEast, sends a personal message to @alexbell92 who is competing in the 800m race @birminghamcg22 Come on Alex! #B2022 #CommonwealthGames @UKACCMiddleEast
The RAF has launched its official alumni & networking site - RAF GALAXY - a platform for current and ex-serving personnel, both regular and reserve. Find out more and sign up to become a member via this link:  ow.ly/I7pH50K5irf
The RAF's newest aircraft fleet has reached full-service capability with the delivery of a 2nd Envoy IV CC Mk1 jet to @RAFNortholt. They provide a step change in range, efficiency, and operating costs. #NextGenRAF #RAFAstra More at: ow.ly/qrtE50K8tO1
Chinooks from @ComdJHC currently deployed to the Baltic region with @NATO, joined Ex VIGILANT FOX in Finland. Working with @RiflesRegiment Finnish & US troops the @RAF_Odiham aircraft provided logistic and troop movements. #StrongerTogether More:ow.ly/XU9m50K8vo5
Having a family is no barrier to an RAF career. The RAF has policies in place to support families, including dedicated breastfeeding areas on Stations. This #WorldBreastfeedingWeek22 we celebrate women like Sgt Rachael who have a service career while raising a family #WBW2022
What a win! Well done @Lionesses winners of @WEURO2022 @wembleystadium The RAF is proud to have supported you with a flypast from a Hercules from @RAFBrizeNorton and two Typhoons from @RAFConingsby 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿2 / 🇩🇪1⚽. It#NotWomensFootballs#WomenInSporteoir5AZZzH
A Hercules from 47 Sqn & two Typhoons from 12 Sqn will perform a flypast over @wembleystadium for the @WEURO2022 Final. The Women's Football Club from @RAFConingsby also send their best wishes to the @Lionesses More: ow.ly/lV0n50K7WaQ #WomenInSport #NotWomensFootball
Tonight, expect to see aircraft fly past @wembleystadium for the @WEURO2022 final where the @Lionesses take on Germany. 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 v 🇩🇪 ⚽
Well done @LukePollard91 and @davellisgb on winning Gold �@birminghamcg222 ! To find out more about RAF athletes at the gamesbit.ly/3osS8bW4twitter.com/DefenceHQ/stat…V
“Wishing the @Lionesses the best of luck this evening in the #WEEURO2022 final - What a fantastic achievement! We all want football to come home but remember, win or lose, you’ve made your country proud. #ItsComingHome
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The @RoyalAirForce wish @LukePollard91 good luck as he gets ready to compete in the Men’s PTVI Triathlon at 11:00am @birminghamcg22 #CommonwealthSport! Read more at: bit.ly/3osS8bW
A formal ceremony in #Romania marked the end of 140 Expeditionary Air Wing’s @NATO enhanced Air Policing commitment in the Black Sea region & thanked @RomaniaNATO for the crucial support they provided. More: ow.ly/b4es50K7STX #WeAreNato #StrongerTogether
A 30 Squadron crew from the RAF Brize Norton based Atlas Force has supported a recent RAF deployment to Norway by delivering personnel to Orland Air base in Northern Norway. Read more at: bit.ly/3zHMadL
Typhoons from 3(F) Squadron, currently deployed in Romania on Operation BILOXI, recently participated in a bilateral training opportunity alongside the Hellenic Air Force. Read more at: bit.ly/3zcoI6W
Defence is pleased to announce the full UK rollout of the Wraparound #childcare scheme from Autumn 2022. RAF Service families can visit bit.ly/3vr5hGp or serving aviators can read the WAC DIN (2022DIN01-079) on internal channels for more information. twitter.com/DefenceHQ/stat…
The UK roll-out of Wraparound Childcare funding is great news for Service families with children! RAF Service families can visit bit.ly/3vr5hGp or serving aviators can read the WAC DIN (2022DIN01-079) on internal channels for more information. twitter.com/DefenceHQ/stat…
The @rafredarrows wowed the crowds @birminghamcg22 Opening Ceremony with a spectacular flypast. The games include aviators from the RAF including @LukePollard91, competing in the #paratriathlon. Find out more: bit.ly/3osS8bW. twitter.com/rafredarrows/s…
39 Squadron is disbanding, Wing Commander Wigglesworth, the Officer Commanding the Squadron, reflects on their recent history and what comes next. See more on YouTube: bit.ly/3OGkVEz
Today, on #WorldConservationDay, we are looking at the great research being done at @RAF_Leeming's Project Vital, which searches for ways to reduce the RAF's impact on the environment & achieve #RAFNetZero2040. Read more about RAF sustainability projects: bit.ly/3B77evp
🇬🇧 🚀 🇺🇸 MSgt Scott Streep@usairforceforce Defender, was awarded a commendation in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours Working @UKSpaceCmdceCmd@SpaceForceDoDceDoD Scott is a true testament to the relationship between the 🇬🇧 and 🇺🇸 Read mraf.mod.uk/news/articles/…AZoYY9A7Dj8
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A look back to a very special occasion. During the @IrishAirCorps #iac100 events, Gp Capt 'Paddy' Hemingway, last known Battle of Britain pilot was reunited with a Hurricane - his 'office' during the Summer of 1940. 🙏 to@RAFBBMFF &@Silver_Swallowss for their flypast.🇬🇧y7Aro
We’ve collaborated with @RoyalNavy, @RoyalAirForce & @RollsRoyce to create the “GameChanger” engineering project, sponsoring students across 4 different schools in Glasgow to enhance engineering opportunities within the region & encourage the #nextgen to pursue a career in #STEM.
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Two 3 (F) Squadron Typhoons have taken part in a flypast over Bucharest to recognise Romanian Aviation & Air Force Day. The Typhoons are in Romania for @NATO enhanced Air Policing as part of 140 Expeditionary Air Wing. Full story: bit.ly/3vgGGEe 📷credit:@MApNRomaniaav
What are the challenges when flying air operations on the border of Romania & Ukraine? In today's InsideAir we talk to 140 Expeditionary Air Wing, U.S. &🇷🇴 personnel deployed in Romania supporting @NATO_AIRCOMOM enhanced Air Policing mission. Listen hereraf.mod.uk/what-we-do/ins…dRn
Air Vice-Marshal Paul Godfrey has expressed his congratulations to our @RCAF_ARC partners on the formation of 3 Canadian Space Division. The establishment of 3CSD demonstrates the importance of space to @CanadianForces operations, as well as daily lives around the world 🇨🇦 �twitter.com/RCAF_ARC/statu…IC8H7
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The whole Force would like to wish best of luck to all of the RAF aviators attending the @birminghamcg22 Commonwealth Games 2022! Their talent and commitment to sports is an inspirational to all; you can read more about them here: bit.ly/3osS8bW
#RAFRegiment currently deployed on Op BILOXI have trained alongside Black Hawk helicopters from the 1st Cavalry Combat Aviation Brigade of the @USArmy. Training alongside @NATO partners allows us to build on our existing skillsets whilst sharing knowledge, tactics & procedures.
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The @ChiefofAirStaff, Air Chief Marshal Sir Mike Wigston presented a new standard to 601 (County of London) Squadron, Royal Auxiliary Air Force this week at @RAFMUSEUM Hendon. Full story: bit.ly/3zzbym5
This is the view @RafRed1 and @RAFRed10 had of #Dublin and the River Liffey yesterday. The #RedArrows are in #Ireland, for today’s @BrayAirShow and to mark the @IrishAirCorps’ centenary. #BrayAirDisplay #IAC100 #SilverSwallows
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This was @RAFBBMF arriving into Dublin🇮🇪 on Friday as part of th@IrishAirCorpsp#iac10000 celebrations. Sadly the Lancaster will not fly today due to weather, but we expect th@rafredarrowsws at th@BrayAirShowow this afternoontwitter.com/IrishAirCorps/…Gf
Our aviators from @RAFBBMF & @rafredarrows flying with the @Silver_Swallows were proud to be part of the @IrishAirCorps #iac100 Families Day in Dublin, Ireland. We were made very welcome by all. Thank you @GOCAirCorps for hosting us.
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