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RAF Police Go Head-to-Head

08 November 2016

RAFCT Trustee Ian Beresford lent his support and encouragement to the RAF Police Rugby team (RAFPR) recently as they battled it out against the South Wales Police at Cardiff Arms Park. The hard-fought game, in which the South Wales Police prevailed 22-5, formed part of the team's preparations ahead of their operational visit to New York later this month which will include a number of...

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Trust Funds New Squadron Banner

04 November 2016

North Tyneside Air Cadets' preparations for Remembrance Sunday have taken a big step forward thanks to the RAF Charitable Trust. 861 (Wideopen) Squadron intended to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Air Cadet...

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Young Cadet's Dream Takes Flight With Excellence Award

02 November 2016

Seventeen-year-old air cadet Lauren Simms was overwhelmed this week after receiving the Royal Air Force Charitable Trust Flying Excellence Award. The award, which represents one of the highest individual honours that can be won...

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RAF Ladies Invited To Get Their Skates On

31 October 2016

Twenty-five RAF ladies from around the country descended on RAF Cosford recently for the first ladies-only ice hockey taster day. The day, which was part-sponsored by the RAF Charitable Trust, began with an off-ice...

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Trust Gives RAF Ski Team The Edge

26 October 2016

Last month saw members of the RAF Ski Team return from a training camp in southern Chile where they had been honing their speed skills thanks to support from the RAF Charitable Trust. From...

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Announcement - Farewells and New Faces

06 October 2016

A number of changes to key figures within our organisation have just been announced. We offer an enormous thank you to those who are stepping down for all their contributions to the Trust...

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RAF Charity To Raise Funds With New UK Airshow

14 September 2016

The RAF Charitable Trust (RAFCT) is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement in principle with the Royal Air Force to organise an airshow at RAF Scampton in Lincolnshire. The announcement follows...

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Silver Lining For Historic RAF Squadron

16 August 2016

Selling off the family silver is one thing, but a distinguished Warwickshire RAF Squadron will soon be polishing theirs again after decades of separation. Over half a century since disbandment saw their precious silverware...

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RAF Ski Team Hit The Slopes With Donation

11 August 2016

Athletes in the RAF Ski Team can look forward to hitting the slopes of Chile this summer thanks to funding from the RAF Charitable Trust (RAFCT). Recently exhibiting at the Royal International Air Tattoo...

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Cycling Squadron Visits Trust to Say Thanks

10 August 2016

East Midlands University Air Squadron (EMUAS) recently visited Douglas Bader House to show off the road bikes they purchased thanks to a grant from the RAF Charitable Trust (RAFCT). The squadron were on the...

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Trust Ambassador Flies The Flag

29 July 2016

The 2015 RAF Charitable Trust (RAFCT) Flying Excellence Trophy winner Tom Willis was on hand to greet visitors to the charity's stand in the Techno Zone at the Royal International Air Tattoo. Acting...

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Air Cadets Travel in Style with Combi Van

28 July 2016

The Greater Manchester Wing of the Air Cadets proudly demonstrated its new combi van at the Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT). Assisted by a £12,750 grant from the RAF Charitable Trust, the Wing...

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Trust Scholars Go Solo

06 June 2016

The first two scholars taking part in this year's RAF Charitable Trust (RAFCT) sponsored Junior Ranks' Pilot Scholar Scheme (JRPSS) have achieved solo standard in record time. Senior Aircraftsmen Aaron Garcha and Stephen Moseley, based at RAF...

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Scampton Airshow - Hold The Date

27 May 2016

The Scampton Airshow will be a two-day event with organisers looking at the second weekend in September, 2017, as the likely date for the first show. The announcement by airshow organisers was made during...

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Trust Gives Flying Clubs Keys to New Aircraft

25 May 2016

The RAF Charitable Trust (RAFCT) officially handed the keys to a brand new state-of-the-art training aircraft to the RAF Flying Clubs Association (RAFFCA) at RAF Halton on Saturday, May 21. The aircraft, a...

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Air Cadets Set a New Standard

16 May 2016

Air Cadets will be beaming with pride as they parade through Bodmin under their brand new squadron banner. With the original banner having seen better days, the RAF Charitable Trust was delighted to step...

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New Trustee Gets Air Cadets Back on the Road

10 May 2016

The RAF Charitable Trust's newest Trustee Sarah Jones has stepped out in her debut role on behalf of the charity. Former British Aerospace Chief of Staff Sarah made her first grant presentation at Greater...

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Kart Club Gets Into Gear

05 May 2016

RAF Waddington is getting up to speed for this year's RAFMSA Inter-Service Kart Championships after being awarded RAF Charitable Trust funding. The team is hoping to increase their competitive edge now that they are...

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The Kettle's on at RAF Halton

04 May 2016

It's time for a new brew at RAF Halton Recruit Training Squadron Tea Bar. Staff and visitors will soon be able to enjoy a relaxing cuppa in modernised surroundings thanks to a grant from...

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Trust Benefits From RAF Cosford Air Show

03 May 2016

Following a successful 2015 RAF Cosford Air Show, Station Commander Group Captain Mark Hunt presented the RAF Charitable Trust (RAFCT) with a cheque for £50,000 at the official launch of the 2016 event....

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