AirMail

Air Mail is the RAF Association’s quarterly magazine for members. Packed with news, images and features, it keeps you in touch with the RAF and the RAF community, and up-to-date with all the vital welfare work of the Association.

Forward-looking features, fantastic human interest stories and regular contributions help members maintain bonds and stand united in support of the Royal Air Force and with each, wherever you’re in the world.

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Normally available only to members of the RAF Association, these issues of the magazine have been made available here as one element of our contribution towards our wider COVID-19 effort.
We hope you enjoy the read.

AirMail July - Sept 2020
Jul – Sep 2020
AirMail April - June 2020
Apr – Jun 2020

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Featured article


As the world held its breath during the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962, Ivan Farmer was working on the front line on the THOR intermediate-range ballistic missiles, based in the UK.

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“Today we’re seeing state and nonstate actors alike operating in that ‘sombre’ zone below the threshold of war, unconstrained by previously accepted norms and weaponising information to destabilise our societies and our support systems. If we’re to respond, we must have strategic integration across the five war fighting domains – land, air, sea, space and cyber.”

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This is just one sample of the many original feature articles regularly published in Air Mail magazine…

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“Joy, my sweetheart, I do miss you more than I can say and I’m longing to be with you again. You know that don’t you?” These were the words of Ric Wilkinson to his new bride Joy, recorded in October 1945 but unheard for decades. Below is the story of how we reunited Joy with Ric’s voice…..

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This is just one sample of the many original feature articles regularly published in Air Mail magazine…