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Photos & Video: RAF Typhoons, Voyager Leave

Photos & Video: RAF Typhoons, Voyager Leave

The Royal Air Force [RAF] aircraft that arrived in Bermuda yesterday [Jan 6] left the island late this morning, while another set of aircraft touched down on the island a few hours after they departed. The four Typhoons and one A330-200 Voyager tanker traveled from Lajes, Azores and are headed for Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada to participate in Red... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: RAF Aircraft Land In Bermuda

Photos & Video: RAF Aircraft Land In Bermuda

[Updated with video] Five Royal Air Force aircraft landed in cloudy and rainy conditions at the L.F.Wade International Airport at approximately 3pm this afternoon [Jan 6], with the four Typhoons and one A330-200 Voyager tanker having traveled from Lajes, Azores. The RAF website said, “This week 1 [Fighter] Squadron from RAF Lossiemouth are headed... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: RAF Typhoons & Tristar Arrive

Photos/Video: RAF Typhoons & Tristar Arrive

[Updated with video] Four Royal Air Force [RAF] typhoons and one Tristar tanker arrived at the L.F. Wade International Airport at around 1.00pm today [Mar 11].They appeared to be stopping over on their way to a training exercise in Nevada, and we understand that the jets are set to leave Bermuda late tomorrow morning. This is the third time the... Read more of this article

Photos: RAF Military Jets Departing Bermuda

Photos: RAF Military Jets Departing Bermuda

The British Royal Air Force [RAF] aircraft that arrived in Bermuda on Monday left yesterday [Jan 21] after spending the night on the island.Two L-1011 Tristar tankers and seven Tornado fighter jets departed from the LF Wade International Airport at approximately 11.30am, leaving one Tornado jet parked at the airport ramp.The sounds of the jets’... Read more of this article

Firefighters Respond To Military Jet Fuel Spill

Firefighters Respond To Military Jet Fuel Spill

At approximately 3:15 pm on Monday [Jan 20] the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service responded to a report of a fuel spill at the L. F. Wade International Airport, which was caused by one of the visiting RAF military aircraft. Eleven firefighters responded to the scene, and it took nearly two hours to complete the cleanup.Watch Commander David DeCouto... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: RAF Tornado Jets & Tanker Arrive

Photos/Video: RAF Tornado Jets & Tanker Arrive

[Updated] The British Royal Air Force [RAF] departed Lajes, Azores this morning and arrived in Bermuda this afternoon [Jan 20] with two L-1011 Tristar tankers and eight Tornado fighter jets landing at the LF Wade International Airport.According to the official RAF website, “The Tornado GR4 is a variable geometry, two-seat, day or night, all-weather... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: RAF Typhoons Land In Bermuda

Photos/Video: RAF Typhoons Land In Bermuda

Five military aircraft from Britain’s Royal Air Force landed at the LF Wade International Airport today [Jan 9], including one Lockheed L-1011 TriStar and four accompanying Typhoons.According to the RAF website they have a mixed fleet of nine Lockheed L-1011 TriStar aircraft, which are operated by No 216 Squadron, based in Oxfordshire, in the... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Military Aircraft Departs Bermuda

Photos/Video: Military Aircraft Departs Bermuda

On Saturday morning the fleet of military aircraft that had stopped at LF Wade International Airport departed the island. The aircraft left in two different groups, with the first leaving at around 11am, and the second group leaving around 45 minutes later.A few people gathered at the airport to watch the nine aircraft depart, and a few of the planes... Read more of this article

Video: 5 More Military Aircraft Land At Airport

Video: 5 More Military Aircraft Land At Airport

Five military aircraft landed at the LF Wade International Airport today [Mar 22] joining a group that arrived on Wednesday. Aircraft landing today including four Royal Air Force Typhoons and a United States Air Force KC-10 aerial refueling and transport aircraft.Passengers on board Delta, Jet Blue and United Airlines had a front row seat as they... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: RAF Military Aircraft Depart

Photos/Video: RAF Military Aircraft Depart

Some of the military aircraft from the Royal Air Force that arrived yesterday were back on the runway today [Jan 23] at the LF Wade International Airport. Led by the VC-10, four Typhoons followed the large aircraft from the north ramp towards the runway. As passing motorists saw the activity, many stopped on the roadside to take photos and watch the... Read more of this article

Photos: RAF Military Aircraft Arrive At Airport

Photos: RAF Military Aircraft Arrive At Airport

This afternoon [Jan 22] motorists travelling along Kindly Field Road or near the Clearwater Beach area, witnessed the arrival of visiting military aircraft at the LF Wade International Airport. Approximately six fighter jet type aircraft can now be seen parked on the north ramp and a large Royal Air Force aircraft is parked nearby.Military planes... Read more of this article

Slideshow: RAF Planes Depart Bermuda

Slideshow: RAF Planes Depart Bermuda

Scores of people lined any road close to the LF Wade International Airport’s runway to get a look at departing Royal Air Force aircraft yesterday [Feb.19]. Two separate groups of aircraft arrived on the island on February 16th, consisting of fighter type jets and larger planes.As the aircraft were departing, one jet appeared to abort an attempted... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Air Force In Bermuda

Photos/Video: Air Force In Bermuda

At approximately 1:00pm yesterday [Feb.16], the east end was awakened with the loud sounds of arriving military aircraft from the Royal Air Force.Four fighter jet type aircraft parked on the north ramp and a large Royal Air Force aircraft parked at the main terminal. Military personnel were seen removing bags and luggage from the Royal Air Force plane.The... Read more of this article