2018 - celebrating 100 years since the formation of the RAF. Photography by Steve Crampton.

A century of RAF aircraft

On April 1st 1918, the Royal Air Force was formed. To commemorate the centenary of the world's oldest independent air force, many events were held throughout the UK in 2018. In this gallery we celebrate the first 100 years of the Royal Air Force with a selection of aircraft images of the types used by the RAF over those 100 years.

Avro 504k
Sopwith Snipe
Bristol M.1c
Sopwith 1½ Strutter
Airco (De Havilland) DH.9
Vickers Vimy
Sopwith Camel
RAF B.E.2e
Bristol F.2b
Hawker Tomtit
Avro Tutor
BAe Hawk T1
Lockheed C-130 Hercules
Westland Gazelle
Sepecat Jaguar
Panavia Tornado F3
Panavia Tornado GR4
Boeing Vertol Chinook
BAe Harrier GR7
Boeing E-3D Sentry
Lockheed Tristar
BAe Hawk T.2
Shorts Tucano
Grob Prefect
Airbus A135 Juno
Airbus A145 Jupiter
Boeing C-17 Globemaster III
Eurofighter Typhoon
Beechcraft King Air 2000
Raytheon Sentinel R.1
Airbus A330 Voyager
Boeing RC-135W Rivet Joint (Airseeker)
Airbus A400M Atlas
Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II


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