One of the “Few”, Geoffrey Wellum, joined the RAF in 1939 at the age of 18.Read the full story ›
A 92-year-old war veteran from Plymouth is calling for RAF 'bomber boys' to be given medals for their service during World War Two.Read the full story ›
The RAF's new state of the art fighter jet has touched down for the first time at Fairford in Gloucestershire.Read the full story ›
Relatives of Flight Sergeant Kenneth Chapman responded to an appeal by the Ministry of Defence after his grave was discovered near Berlin.Read the full story ›
The RAF rescue crews at Chivenor in North Devon say they're sad but proud to be giving up their air station.
Click to hear from Wing Commander Sparky Dunlop:
The RAF's role in its current Sea Kings has been superseded by a new commercial service after a centenary of rescue operations. I
It has played a vital role in thousands of rescues over the years, including the floods in Boscastle and Gloucester .
The iconic yellow helicopter of RAF Search and Rescue Squadron 22 has flown for the final time at Chivenor, North Devon.Read the full story ›
There have been emotional scenes in North Devon today, as hundreds of people waved goodbye to the RAF.Read the full story ›
Our reporter Seth Conway is spending the day with Search and Rescue helicopters in Chivenor and has some breaking news.
The RAF Sea Kings from twenty two Squadron were due to stop running today but ITV has learned they'll continue to operate for another week before the service is handed over to a private company.
It's a slight reprieve but it's still a sad moment for the community.
More on ITV West Country tonight at 6pm.
Statement Chivenor will continue to provide full helicopter search and rescue capability for a further period of around one week at the request of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency who asked for this continuance.
The option to provide a continuance of service has been part of the UK SAR Transition Planning programme for all of the 6 RAF SAR flights in the UK and this request will neither affect the level of SAR service across the region served by Chivenor, nor in any impede the future careers of RAF personnel serving at Chivenor.
Six RAF Typhoon fighter jets are at RNAS Culdrose this week for a training exercise off the Cornish coast.Read the full story ›
The RAF's new A400m military plane, christened 'City of Bristol' to commemorate the city's role in building it, has completed a fly-past over the Clifton Suspension Bridge.
The name, described as a "special privilege" by the Ministry of Defence, is a positive development for the troubled project, which has seen a series of technical problems and delays.
Airbus, which designed and manufactured the plane's wings at its Filton site, recently shook up the management of the project.