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May 13, 2024

In this edition of InsideAIR, we're off to Texas for RAF fighter pilot training

The RAF sends some of its trainee pilots to the United States to learn to be fighter pilots. InsideAIR's Wing Commander Dylan Eklund headed to the Lone Star State to get the lowdown.

InsideAIR is produced for the Royal Air Force by RAF...

Apr 29, 2024

While scientists and engineers develop the RAF’s sixth generation combat aircraft, a specialist team of aviation and space medicine consultants are working hard to mitigate the effects which flying the aircraft will have on the aircrew’s body.

InsideAIR's Medical Correspondent , Wg Cdr Sarah Charters, went...

Apr 15, 2024

As the last forces personnel were evacuated from Kabul in August 2021, two German soldiers were accidentally left behind, leading to an incredible rescue mission, led by an RAF Flight Lieutenant. 

A call from the German Ops centre asked Flt Lt Mark Jenkins to fly back into Kabul. His mission... to rescue the two...

Apr 1, 2024

In 2021, the Government published a list of recommendations in the Reserve Forces Review 2030. Less than a year later Russia invaded Ukraine. What happened to RF30? How will RAF Reservists be affected? And what does it mean for the wider RAF? Every RAF Reservist a WarfighterInsideAIR spoke with Air Vice-Marshal Ranald Munro, the Royal Auxiliary Air...

Mar 18, 2024

In today’s episode, we take a look around the RAF Centre of Aerospace Medicine at RAF Henlow.

Aircraft rapid decompression and loss of oxygen can be life threatening for aircrew. Knowing what to expect, and how to recognise hypoxia are just some the life-saving scenarios aircrew train for at the Centre. We sent...