Posts Tagged ‘Royal Air Force’

The Royal Air Force is 100 Years Old

The United Kingdom’s Royal Air Force (RAF) celebrates its’ one hundredth anniversary on April 1, 2018. Formed during the latter part of the First World War, it came into being through the merging of the (army’s) Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Naval Air Service.

Atlantic Trident 17 Commemorates a Century of Cooperation By Three Allies

The United States of America and the French Republic have shared some close political, and even closer military ties since the American Revolution of the late 1700s. During the First World War, America officially entered the conflict on April 6, 1917 as a French ally. In fact, most of the engagements that the American Expeditionary […]

Looking Back at Some Air Tattoos – Part Two

The Air Tattoos on either side of the Millenium were attended by countries with very interesting aircraft.  The Soviet Union had dissolved, and many Warsaw Pact air forces were replacing their old designs with newer Western and Russian jets.  Most SU-22 and MiG-21, -23 and -29 fighters were in their last years of service.  NATO […]