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Canadians Return to Lincolnshire Skies

25 May 2017

The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) is sending one of its CF-18 Hornet fighter jets to the Scampton Airshow, renewing the air arm's long relationship with Lincolnshire that dates back to the Second World War. The distinctive twin-engine fighter, a version of the F/A-18 Hornet produced by McDonnell Douglas and Boeing, is the backbone of the Canadian Air Force, and will be one of the stars of the extensive static display in...

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RAF throws its weight behind UK's New International Aviation Spectacular!

18 May 2017

Adding to the already exciting array of RAF assets due to take to the Scampton Airshow skies this September, the RAF has confirmed it will be sending more of its frontline fighting force to the...


Grant helps team take another shot at title

11 May 2017

Trust funding has triggered RAF Cosford's Field Gun Crew's (FGC) 12th year competing in the annual Royal Navy 'Brickwoods' Field Gun competition. Ahead of the prestigious competition, held at HMS Collingwood on June 3, the RAF...


A trio of aircraft to grace the Scampton skies!

10 May 2017

More aircraft has been added to the line-up at this year's brand new aviation spectacular - Scampton Airshow! The latest additions to the flying display will complement to the unique mix of modern military jets,...


More International Participation Confirmed for Scampton Airshow

02 May 2017

Giving the already impressive line-up a further international flavour, the French Alpha Jet solo display team has confirmed their participation at Scampton Airshow this September. Currently the Alpha Jet's only scheduled UK display date, those...


Trust encourages Girlguiding to get 'In the air'

01 May 2017

Girlguiding in the South West will be flying high thanks to a new set of activity badges, part funded by the RAF Charitable Trust (RAFCT). Designed to get more young women 'In the air', a...


Historic warbirds to grace Lincolnshire skies

28 April 2017

A striking pair of historic warbirds will take to the Lincolnshire skies later this year as part of the inaugural Scampton Airshow. The beautifully painted historic World War Two fighter aircraft, operated by Peter Teichman's Hangar...


Trust Funding Provides Club With 'Bikes For Life'

21 April 2017

Two new Honda motorcycles, purchased following a RAF Charitable Trust (RAFCT) grant, have ensured that Bondu Rats are geared up for life. The Bondu Rats Motorcycle Club (BRMCC) is known far and wide by the Cypriot community...


Scholarship gives cadets' flying experience a boost

19 April 2017

Nine Air Cadets from around the UK have been given the opportunity to increase their flying experience thanks to a new scholarship set up in honour of the RAF Charitable Trust's first Chairman. The inaugural Air Chief...


Aircraft participation is Plane Sailing at new Airshow

12 April 2017

It's a bird...It's a plane...It's a flying boat! Get your cameras at the ready as 'Miss Pick Up', a 74-year-old Catalina, G-PBYA, will be gracing the skies over RAF Scampton this September as part of the Scampton Airshow's...


Tickets are flying for the new Scampton Airshow!

11 April 2017

Visitors will be coming from far and wide on September 9 and 10 to witness the aerial spectacular at RAF Scampton, which will see renowned RAF aerobatic team the Red Arrows performing their trademark combination of...


Grant gives indoor adventure training a leg up

30 March 2017

RAF Honington has unveiled a new bouldering wall as part of its Climbing Centre, part-funded by the Royal Air Force Charitable Trust. A £7,000 grant was approved by Trustees to help boost opportunities for personnel at...


Coach operator and airshow offer first class service

29 March 2017

Visitors to the Scampton Airshow can kick-back and relax thanks to a convenient new travel service provided by PC Coaches. Making access to the inaugural Scampton Airshow easy for all, organisers have joined forces with PC...


Funding helps cadets scale new heights

28 March 2017

Members of the Air Cadet Organisation's volunteer staff braved the elements and took to the Western Highlands of Scotland to complete a five-day mountaineering and ice climbing expedition, part-funded by the RAF Charitable Trust. The £667 grant for...


Belgian Air Force on board for the Scampton Airshow

20 March 2017

An F-16 fast jet from the Belgian Air Force has become the first international aircraft to be confirmed in the flying display at the inaugural Scampton Airshow in September. The aircraft, which is performing...


Rugby team gives new kit a try

17 March 2017

The RAF Regiment Rugby Union Corps team have kick-started their season with brand new kit, sponsored by the RAF Charitable Trust. Players in the newly formed team are hoping to make their mark as they begin...


RAF confirms red skies over Scampton

14 March 2017

The skies above RAF Scampton will be coloured red this September as the legendary Red Arrows are named among the first display aircraft to confirm participation at the inaugural Scampton Airshow, in Lincolnshire. Reinforcing its commitment to...


Rugby forces go head-to-head

09 March 2017

The RAF Police Rugby team (RAFPR) recently travelled to New York to participate in a number of Rugby Sevens high profile fixtures against the New York Police Department and the New York Fire Department. As well...


Funding gives simulator new wings

06 March 2017

Visitors to the Trenchard Museum at RAF Halton can experience the thrill of flying with their two feet safely on the ground thanks to impressive new computer technology, part-funded by the RAF Charitable...


Joint Statement by Scampton Airshow and the Royal International Air Tattoo

03 March 2017

The following is a joint statement by Scampton Airshow and the Royal International Air Tattoo following publication of the Air Accident Investigation Branch (AAIB) final report into the Shoreham Airshow tragedy on August 22, 2015. The organisers...

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