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RAF drone pilots to get their own “wings” badges

Following on from the U.S. Air Force’s lead, which is considering “bravery” medals for its pilots, the RAF is mulling awarding “badges” to its armchair operators. Perhaps irony is insufficient in times like these. But for those that still want … Continue reading

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UK Royal Air Force Reapers to double in Afghanistan

The Royal Air Force is set to double its Reaper fleet in Afghanistan. The UK is to double the number of armed RAF “drones” flying combat and surveillance operations in Afghanistan and, for the first time, the aircraft will be … Continue reading

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