Military aircrew from as far afield as Australia and the Czech Republic are in North Yorkshire for an exercise.Read the full story ›
Squadron Leader Mike Gallagher from RAF Benson is leading the exercise.
He says the three week course helps equip some of the country's best helicopter pilots with advanced skills in warfare.
Jet pilot, Major Denis Dubravcik, from the Czech Air Force, is among the international crews taking part in the exercise.
Military aircrew from as far afield as Australia and the Czech Republic are in North Yorkshire as part of an exercise to prepare British crews for war.
Royal Air Force helicopters and fast jets are involved in the training at RAF Leeming, where pilots are gaining advanced skills in air warfare.
The base was chosen because it is close to the North Sea and training areas like Otterburn.
About 500 US military and civilian posts are to go from RAF Menwith Hill in North Yorkshire.
The cutbacks are part of the scaling back of the US Defence budget, affecting American bases all over the world.
The US European Command says the staff will leave Menwith Hill by October 2016.
The Red Arrows have been at RAF Fylingdales in North Yorkshire today as the base celebrates its 50th anniversary.
North Yorkshire radar base RAF Fylingdales is celebrating its 50th anniversary.
The early warning station was built as the first line of defence against nuclear attacks.
A team there still works 24 hours a day, looking for deadly ballistic missiles heading for the UK.
Wing commander Rayna Owens said: “RAF Fylingdales is an excellent example of a small but exceptionally professional specialist unit that delivers an output to defence and more broadly in the space domain.
"RAF Fylingdales has been a ballistic missile and early warning radar site since 1963 and is delighted to be celebrating its 50th Anniversary.
"The importance of this mission endures and some would say even more important in a world with uncertainty.”
RAF Fylingdales, the radar base in North Yorkshire, celebrates its 50th anniversary today.Read the full story ›
Wing Commander Barry Dale speaks of the special relationship between the RAF at Linton-on-Ouse and York as crews exercise their right to march through the city.
A special relationship between the City of York and the RAF was celebrated today.
Air crew past and present from RAF Linton-on-Ouse exercised their Freedom of the City with a march through the city centre.
The airbase is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year, and was granted the freedom of the city back in 1968.