Royal Air Force Celebrates Its 100th Anniversary

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On the April 1, 1918 the Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Naval Air Service merged to create the U.K. Royal Air Force (RAF), and on July 10, 2018 the RAF celebrated with Queen Elizabeth, other members of the royal family and thousands of people along the Mall, in style with a flypast.

Below we take a quick look at some of the pictures, taken by by fellow Aviation Week Fleet Analyst Mike Hopwood, of the event over London.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A total of 103 aircraft were involved in entertaining the royal family and the gathered spectators.

Happy Birthday RAF - here's to another 100 years.

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