Royal Air Force

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the airforce of Great Britain


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TWO British air force members killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan have been named as Flight Lieutenants Alan Scott and Geraint "Roly" Roberts, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said.
DEBKAfile's military sources point out that Russia, without saying so publicly, has thus created an effective no-fly zone over most of Syria, most of northern Israel, including the Golan, as well as southern Turkey, for US aircraft based there for air strikes in Syria; Cyprus, the site of British air force bases; and Jordan.
Hate-filled Muthenna ibn Abu, who is believed to be fighting in Syria, justified the murder of David Haines and said his former job with the British air force made him a target.
British Defense Minister Michael Fallon confirmed that his country was increasing its military involvement in conflict-torn Iraq.Speaking at the British Air Force base Akrotiri in Cyprus, he acknowledged units were flying deeper into the country.Their mission could last "months", the Guardian quoted him as saying.His comments come just a day after UK Prime Minister David Cameron called the Islamic State "a threat" to his country and declared it should be stropped whatever the cost.
The worst single day in airborne history was not at Normandy or Arnhem, but as Wesel on the Rhine, on March 24, 1945, when a combined British Air Force and U.S.
Stephenson has arrived at this idea by the functioning of a fighter jets in the British Air Force. The Sunday Times reported, citing Stephenson as saying, 'It took a lot of effort to get this out of a source in the military.
Our company is stationed at the edge of Delville Wood." The German is impressed by the bravado of the pilots of the fledgling British air force. "Every day there is colossal air activity.
My brother was in the British Air Force and I helped to build submarines.
On departure from Heathrow International Airport, Prince Salman was seen off by Deputy Commander of the British Air Force Marshal Simon Bolom, Prince Mohammed bin Nawaf bin Abdulaziz, Saudi Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Prince Talal Bin Mamdouh Bin Abdul Aziz, Prince Saud bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz and members of the Saudi embassy.
London, Aug 31 (ANI): British Air Force pilots shot down over the English Channel during the Battle of Britain had to rely on German search and rescue services to save them from being drowned, according to a new research.
It was as if the British air force had decided to reduce west Belfast to rubble, slaughtering everyone in it because the IRA had armed men therein.
Unlike the army divisions, which remained independent of the British Army, the pilots from eastern Europe were eventually integrated into the British Air Force. Along with their counterparts in the Czech Air Force, Polish pilots trained at local air bases such as Cosford, Hereford and Hednesford.
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