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New airshow lands seasoned commentators

23 June 2017

Organisers of one of Lincolnshire's most eagerly anticipated new events have bagged two familiar voices from the aviation scene to welcome spectators and guide them through the jam-packed programme of the inaugural Scampton Airshow. Ben Dunnell and his right-hand-man, George Bacon, will be continuing their long-standing airshow commentary relationship in September at the Lincolnshire-based show. The pair are both hugely experienced airshow commentators and their commentaries provide both an entertaining and informative...

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Rare BBMF Display Set for Scampton Airshow

19 June 2017

Visitors to the inaugural Scampton Airshow in September will be treated to a special - and rarely performed - flypast by the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight to mark its 60th anniversary. The airshow, which takes place...

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Netherlands Air Force Joins International Airshow Line-up

13 June 2017

Adding further to the international flavour we'll see at this year's Scampton Airshow, the Dutch have confirmed their attendance in the static display line up. This means more fast jets to see at Scampton Airshow...

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New Scampton Airshow Enclosure Launched!

05 June 2017

Due to popular demand, the UK's new international aviation spectacular, Scampton Airshow has added a brand new enclosure - The Flightline Garden. Visitors can kick back, relax and watch the amazing aerial...

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100 days to go until The UK's New International Aviation Spectacular!

31 May 2017

With just 100 days to go, the excitement is building for the first ever Scampton Airshow! Visitors will be immersed in a feast of aviation, meeting crews from around the world, getting up close to aircraft...

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Grant helps make cinema experience butter

30 May 2017

Trustees have become pop-ular amongst movie lovers at RAF Akrotiri after approving a £2,650 grant for a new popcorn maker for the Station's Astra Cinema. The machine, which has been purchased to provide cinema-goers with an even...

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Trust helps make dreams come true

26 May 2017

The winners of two RAF Charitable Trust sponsored scholarships, that will enable both scholars to learn how to fly, recently attended a special Flying Scholarships for Disabled People (FSDP) Scholar's Seminar at Fairford HQ. Every year,...

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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...

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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...

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Deployed personnel take fundraising to new heights

17 May 2017

Deployed RAF personnel are putting their best foot forward to help raise life-changing funds for the RAF Charitable Trust. In June personnel from 54(R) and 39 Sqn will be lacing up their boots to take on a...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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