Welcome to the online home of the Royal Air Forces Association in Torquay

 

Members who renew their membership annually are reminded that most are now due to be renewed.  Please see the renewal letter that should have been sent out from Leicester.  Renewals should be completed by the end of January 2018.  If you are a life member there is no need to take any action  


Battle of Britain service and reception Sunday 17th September 2017

The service was held in St Lukes Church, Sheddon Hill, Torquay.  Veterans from all 3 services attended along with the Torbay MP and members of Torbay Council. Standards were paraded. A buffet lunch was provided in Raffles Club afterwards. 

                             

Skydive with the RAF Falcons parachute display team!
2 of the branch committee ladies, Angie and Claire, took part in a tandem skydive to raise funds for Wings Appeal. This took place at the end of August 2017 in Oxfordshire.  Pictures were taken before and after the jump.

     


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Top award for the Torquay Branch! 

                                                                                               

The branch chairman receiving the Sir Thomas Pike trophy from the National President.  

This was awarded for the highest amount raised in 2016 by a branch with an airshow (£17600)


Lightning Mcqueen fundraising car


Branch news and forthcoming events



The Navy, Army and Air Force were all represented at the 2016 Battle of Britain service




Sunday 20th September 2015. Battle of Britain 75th anniversary reception in Raffles Club .

The anniversary cake was cut by the chairman of Torbay Council, Councillor Ray Hill

The Club

The club was leased out with effect from May 2015. It is now known as "Raffles". 
Visitors and holidaymakers are always welcome in the club.

The branch and all Wings Appeal activities will continue as normal. 

Forthcoming entertainment

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