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What is sewn into a pilot’s uniform when they receive their wings?
In what year did the first female jet pilot join the RAF?
Why were former Lightning pilots called WIWOLS?
For the answers to all these questions and more, take off into this fascinating miscellany and become a true RAF aficionado.Learn More
THE FLIGHT’ is an official Battle of Britain Memorial Flight 60th anniversary publication, commemorating, arguably, the most famous collection of flying warbirds in the world. Featuring exclusive, specially commissioned imagery by award-winning photographer John Dibbs, combined with personal accounts from Clive Rowley, former OC BBMF and unit historian.Learn More
It was in the closing year of the First World War, on 1 April 1918, that the Royal Air Force was born from the amalgamation of the Royal Flying Corps and Royal Naval Air Service. Since then, the RAF has helped lead the world in the development of aviation and air warfare.Learn More