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Constance Leathart: The Forgotten 'Aviatrix' of WW2
Offbeat  (tags: Aviatrix, WW2, woman pilot, spitfire, RAF )

- 1355 days ago -
Constance Leathart flew Spitfires in World War Two and was one of the first women with a pilot's licence - but her remarkable story has been largely forgotten, says Chris Jackson.
On This Day1940: Victory for RAF in Battle of Britain
Offbeat  (tags: Battle of Britain, RAF, WW2 )

- 1379 days ago -
RAF Fighter Command is claiming victory over the Luftwaffe after a day of heavy bombing raids ended in big losses for the enemy.
Britain Scrambles Typhoons From RAF Lossiemouth to Intercept Nuclear-Capable Russian Supersonic Bombers
Offbeat  (tags: Russian, bombers, intercept, RAF, UK )

- 1382 days ago -
The RAF intercepted two Russian long-range supersonic nuclear capable bombers flying off the coast of Northumbria and escorted them away from the UK area of interest.
BREAKING NEWS: Typhoon Fighter Jets Scrambled to Intercept Two Russian Bear Bombers Off the Coast of Cornwall
Offbeat  (tags: RAF, fighter jets, UK, Russian, Cornwall )

- 1587 days ago -
RAF Typhoon fighters were scrambled to escort two Russian Bear bombers spotted in international airspace off the coast of Cornwall, the Ministry of Defence has said.
Russian Bombers in the Skies Over Bournemouth: RAF Jets Scramble to Intercept Intruders
Offbeat  (tags: Russia, Russian bomb ears, bear, Bournemouth, UK, nuclear, RAF, fighter planes )

- 1608 days ago -
British war planes were yesterday scrambled to intercept two Russian bombers capable of carrying nuclear missiles as they flew south of Bournemouth.
How to Marshall a Jet   video
Offbeat  (tags: humor, off-beat, RAF )

- 4184 days ago -
The video shows Dean Tabreham demonstrating marshalling jets the RAF way. Not only is is very, very funny, but it has also raised over £1000 for charity.

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