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A Scout at Lark Hill - The Event
June 5, 2017

A Scout at Lark Hill - The Event

On Friday 7th July a Bristol Scout biplane will return to the Bristol flying sheds at Larkhill for the first time in 103 years. The prototype Bristol Scout was test flown at Larkhill in February and March 1914 by test pilot Frank Busteed, and no Bristol Scout has been there since. The sheds, now Grade II listed buildings erected by The British & Colonial Aeroplane Company in 1910 are believed to be the oldest aircraft hangars in Europe. The Scout Type C, seri...

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Gunner Sunday - A Truly Regimental Family Gathering
May 3, 2017

Gunner Sunday - A Truly Regimental Family Gathering

The annual Gunner Sunday parade and service was held in fine weather on Sunday 30th April.  A large gathering of serving and retired Gunners and their families joined artillery In-Pensioners at the Royal Hospital, Chelsea in an impressive show of support to the Regimental Family.      Royal Artillery Standard Bearers joined pensioners on parade where they were inspected by Maj Gen David Cullen, Controller Royal Artillery; Col Richard Collinge,...

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The New & The Retired at Leeds Branch
April 24, 2017

The New & The Retired at Leeds Branch

Saturday 22nd April 2017 saw an important date in the history of Royal Artillery Association Leeds Branch. This was the retirement parade for our old circa 1947 RAA standard and the presentation, blessing, and first outing for a brand new Standard. The history of the RAA Leeds standard dates back to 1947, upon the creation of 269 Regiment RA reverting to Territorial service following the Second World War. Originally the 'Branch' was based upon Fenton Street Barra...

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Coleman Racing Dominate P1 World Championship in Mumbai!!
March 7, 2017

Coleman Racing Dominate P1 World Championship in Mumbai!!

British powerboat racers Sam and Daisy Coleman are heading for Mumbai airport tonight with the NEXA P1 Powerboat Indian Grand Prix of the Seas world championship team trophy in their luggage after their unbeaten performances this weekend took the Baleno RS Booster Jets to the top of the leader board. Standing alongside them on the podium were Indian driver CS Santosh and his UK navigator Martin Robinson who were able to finish consistently adding to the tremendous p...

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Do you have space for a new Tax Disc?
January 17, 2017

Do you have space for a new Tax Disc?

RAA Promotional Pack 2017 We have put together a new promotional pack for the RAA.  You all have space for a tax disc, why not replace it with our new RAA Tax Disc sticker.  Added to this is our beer mat and new RAA pen.  If you would like this pack then all you have to do is send us a text! Once you have donated by text please email your name & address to rarhq-raa-mailbox@mod.uk To receive our new pack please text RAAP17 £5 to Text...

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