Top News on Royal Air Force

  • RAF Typhoons arrive for Red Flag test


    ​A squadron-strength detachment of Royal Air Force Eurofighter Typhoons has arrived at Nellis AFB in Nevada, ahead of their participation in a three-week Red Flag-series exercise to be conducted from late this month.


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  • RAF Typhoons arrive for Red Flag test


    ​A squadron-strength detachment of Royal Air Force Eurofighter Typhoons has arrived at Nellis AFB in Nevada, ahead of...


  • US DoD confirms two F-35 squadrons will be based in UK


    ​The US Department of Defense has confirmed that it will place two squadrons of its Lockheed Martin F-35 at Royal Air...


  • First UK-built SAR AW189 set for January delivery


    ​Bristow Helicopters hopes to receive the first UK-built AW189 configured for search and rescue operations later this...


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  • ANALYSIS: Can Eurofighter enhancements power sales revival?

    News | 23 Jan 2015 11:35 | Craig Hoyle

    ​This could be a pivotal year for the four-nation Eurofighter programme, as partner companies Airbus Defence & Space, Alenia Aermacchi and BAE Systems push to secure fresh export deals on the back of a range of capability enhancements which are now starting to approach operational readiness.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Can-Eurofighter-enhancements-power-sales-revival-407843/
  • US firm AAR wins Falklands SAR helicopter contract

    News | 19 Jan 2015 22:45 | Dominic Perry

    ​US-based defence contractor AAR has been awarded a 10-year contract by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) to provide helicopter search and rescue and support services in the Falkland Islands.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-firm-AAR-wins-Falklands-SAR-helicopter-contract-408075/
  • ANALYSIS: We check out Eurofighter's P1E upgrade in simulator

    News | 19 Jan 2015 10:54 | Peter Collins

    ​In mid-November 2014, Flight International was given the opportunity to visit BAE Systems’ facility at Warton in Lancashire, to be briefed by its Eurofighter Typhoon chief test pilot Mark Bowman and project manager Luke Dickson about the successful introduction and first deliveries to the Royal Air Force under the Phase 1 Enhancement (P1E) programme.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-We-check-out-Eurofighters-P1E-upgrade-in-simulator-407816/
  • RAF Typhoons arrive for Red Flag test

    News | 14 Jan 2015 13:28 | Craig Hoyle

    ​A squadron-strength detachment of Royal Air Force Eurofighter Typhoons has arrived at Nellis AFB in Nevada, ahead of their participation in a three-week Red Flag-series exercise to be conducted from late this month.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/RAF-Typhoons-arrive-for-Red-Flag-test-407892/
  • US DoD confirms two F-35 squadrons will be based in UK

    News | 08 Jan 2015 17:24 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The US Department of Defense has confirmed that it will place two squadrons of its Lockheed Martin F-35 at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, marking the first confirmed European basing of the USA’s Joint Strike Fighter.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-DoD-confirms-two-F-35-squadrons-will-be-based-in-UK-407728/
  • First UK-built SAR AW189 set for January delivery

    News | 06 Jan 2015 17:34 | Dominic Perry

    ​Bristow Helicopters hopes to receive the first UK-built AW189 configured for search and rescue operations later this month, following certification of the variant in late December.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/First-UK-built-SAR-AW189-set-for-January-delivery-407651/