RAF


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RAF

abbr.
1. Red Army Faction
2. Royal Air Force

RAF

(Not standard ræf)
abbreviation for
(Military) Royal Air Force

RAF

or R.A.F.,

Royal Air Force.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.RAF - the airforce of Great BritainRAF - the airforce of Great Britain  
air force, airforce - the airborne branch of a country's armed forces
2.RAF - a Marxist and Maoist terrorist organization in Germany; a network of underground guerillas who committed acts of violence in the service of the class struggle; a successor to the Baader-Meinhof Gang; became one of Europe's most feared terrorist groups; disbanded in 1998
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
Deutschland, FRG, Germany, Federal Republic of Germany - a republic in central Europe; split into East Germany and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990
Translations
királyi légi haderõ

RAF

[ˌɑːreɪˈɛf] n abbr (British)
He's in the RAF → Il est dans la R.A.F. = Royal Air Force

RAF

abbr of Royal Air Forcekönigliche (britische) Luftwaffe
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This once-in-a-lifetime occasion is designed to celebrate and commemorate the iconic and poignant moments of the past, as well as inspiring the next 100 years by its involvement of the upcoming generation of RAF recruits.
They are among nine finalists selected from more than 800 photos entered in the People's Choice RAF image of the year contest.
Then retired Flight Lieutenant Robert Taylor, RAF Volunteer Reserve, who is also a member of the museum, took on the mammoth task of researching RAF Stormy Down's history with his wife Ann.
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Last year, ISS partnered with the RAF Benevolent Fund on several projects, most notably the Battle of Britain 75th Anniversary Dinner held at RAF Northolt, where ISS was instrumental in the production of the dinner, with their chefs designing a celebratory menu, encouraging almost 100 volunteers who helped with the event that saw more than 400 attendees.
A formal redundancy consultation began at the base earlier this month, with 53 workers facing the axe Last month it was announced 470 jobs at RAF Valley had been secured with PS372m promised by the Ministry of Defence to help with the training of Typhoon and Tornado jets at the base.
I have served in the RAF for more than 20 years and am proud of my long service.
He radioed for help after an eye irritation caused him to suffer a "partial loss of vision" during the training flight on Thursday at RAF Leeming, North Yorkshire.
Writing for us, station officer Henderson said: "On Tuesday, September 15, Amble and Howick coastguards took part in probably the last joint training exercise involving one of the bright yellow Sea King helicopters of RAF 202 Squadron based at RAF Boulmer in Northumberland.
The event was in aid of the RAF Benevolent Fund and Glenbrae has created special scarves and sweaters for the charity, which are now on sale.
It was originally known as the Historic Aircraft Flight and was based for a short time at Biggin Hill until moving to RAF North Weald.
Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said the US Air Force's withdrawal from RAF Mildenhall was "disappointing".