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So far Jo Sharp has created 90 blog entries.

Falklands: crash sites and caracaras

2022-03-28T10:17:13+01:00April 1, 2022|News|

Former British Navy and RAF pilot David Morgan DSC was the most successful British fighter pilot of the Falklands War, and the last to be involved in a dogfight. Here he writes about his return to the Falklands, their wildlife – ...

Stevie Joy: Riding to recover

2022-03-14T13:56:29+00:00March 14, 2022|Events, News|

There are many reasons to take part in RAFA Rides. You can do it to challenge yourself. You can do it to connect with the wider RAF community. You can do it to raise money for the cause you love. You can ...

Mother’s Day gifts that show you care

2022-03-10T09:26:28+00:00March 10, 2022|News|

This Mother's Day (Sunday 27 March, but you knew that), treat your mum, step-mum, grandma or carer to an aviation themed present. We have a great range of RAF gifts that are sure to be a big hit with the important ...

RAFA Rides training tips

2022-03-15T15:42:08+00:00March 7, 2022|Events|

We are so pleased to have the support of the RAF Cycling Association on RAFA Rides 2022. We asked these cycling professionals for their RAFA Rides training tips and ahead of the event. RAFA Rides training tips: preparing for the ride Consistency: ...

Take on a fundraising challenge

2022-03-07T13:21:41+00:00March 4, 2022|Events, News|

Take on a fundraising challenge - sign up today to help make a difference to people like John. John is on medication for life for his post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), but sometimes the medication and counselling cannot stop the dreams. When ...

Love cycling? Join RAFA Rides

2022-03-15T15:43:03+00:00February 25, 2022|Events|

Riders who love cycling all around the world came together to take part in RAFA Rides 2021. Friends, family and colleagues joined each other either in person or virtually to cycle, and raise money for our RAF community. One couple who love ...

Veterans’ Resilience Programme

2022-04-01T11:52:29+01:00February 2, 2022|News|

Applications now open for new veterans' resilience programme for East Midlands region. Open to veterans from the East Midlands who have served in any branch of the Armed Forces Bespoke programme designed to enhance the mental wellbeing of attendees Funded by ...

RAF Stories: 2021

2022-01-14T12:59:26+00:00January 14, 2022|News|

Every year our members send their RAF stories and anecdotes to Air Mail magazine for publication in the letters page. With 2022 now underway, we bring you a selection of those RAF stories submitted over the past year. From a helicopter ...

RAFALO of the year – Steve Jones

2022-01-05T15:54:26+00:00January 4, 2022|Crisis, News|

Flight Lieutenant Steve Jones has been awarded the Wally Marriot Trophy as the RAF Association Liaison Officer (RAFALO) of the Year.  RAFALOs are serving members of the RAF, who support the Association as a ‘secondary duty’. They are a vital link ...

Rothbury House Christmas appeal

2022-04-01T11:54:07+01:00December 17, 2021|Crisis, News|

Rothbury House Christmas appeal to help house veterans. This Christmas the RAF Association is appealing for help to transform Rothbury House Hotel into a place where RAF veterans and their family members can live in a safe community in their later ...