Last week, the Blades marked this year’s Battle of Britain Day by flying over former RAF sector stations that played an essential role in defending our skies during the Second World War.
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The Hardest Day – the name given to 18 August 1940 – was the day that saw the largest number of casualties in a single day throughout the entire Battle of Britain, and it was one of the largest aerial engagements in history.
The RAF Benevolent Fund has collaborated with the Blades Aerobatic Team to launch an exciting online competition. Fronted by Blade 3 Mike Ling, former Red Arrows Red 10, the team are searching for the next display commentator extraordinaire.
2Excel Aviation’s aerobatic display team, the Blades, held a veterans’ brunch together with their charity partner, the RAF Benevolent Fund. With more than 50 people in attendance, 22 RAF veterans were introduced to the Fund and its potentially life-changing support when they attended the inaugural event at Sywell Aerodrome.