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RAF Valley reached a significant milestone in the delivery of military fast jet training recently with the first flight of a student pilot in the new Texan T1 aircraft. The Texan T1 is a tandem-seat turboprop aircraft, equipped with the latest digital glass cockpit and mission...

Sunday 22nd September saw the first ever Ride4JET commencing from RAF Cranwell. This 50/80 mile cycle challenge saw the riders tackle the country lanes of rural Lincolnshire, with the finish line back at RAF Cranwell. Hundreds of riders took part and helped raise vital funding...

TEXAN FLYING TRAINING STARTS AT RAF VALLEY Iain Chalmers, Managing Director at Affinity commented: "The arrival of students at RAF Valley to fly the Texan marks a major milestone in the UKMFTS fixed wing programme. We are delighted to be a part of such an important...

Congratulations to Fg Off James Bell who on the 18th September became the 100th student to complete Elementary Flying Training on the Grob Prefect. The mixed-profile sortie consisted General Handling, Navigation and Instrument Flying around north Lincolnshire and the Trent valley, including a practice diversion...

We recently had the opportunity to host a group of graduates from our Join Venture partners KBR, at our Affinity Head Office based at RAF Cranwell. KBR partner with government and industry clients to provide purposeful and comprehensive solutions with an emphasis on efficiency and...

We recently had a fantastic opportunity to host a student from The Air League Engineering Scholarship at Affinity Flying Services, Cranwell. The scheme provides an annual programme of engineering scholarships offering one or two-week work placements with some of the UK’s leading aerospace companies or...

Few air show events can rival The Royal International Air Tattoo and this years did not disappoint. We had a busy three days and the sun eventually shone down us. Pictured below are some of the Affinity team and UKMFTS aircrew alongside the Embraer Phenom...

Over the last two months Affinity has teamed up with the Jon Egging Trust to offer a group of ten 17-year-old students from the JET Inspirational Outreach programme the opportunity to take part in a programme of Employability Workshops. The three lessons provided the students with...

This year RAFC Cranwell will assist with the final selection element for the Flying Scholarships for Disabled People (FSDP). The scholarships were created in 1983 in memory of Gp Capt Sir Douglas Bader and it gives a once in a lifetime opportunity for disabled people...

  For 2019, Affinity have partnered with The Jon Egging Trust (JET) to help raise awareness of the charity and help raise vital funds. The charity aim to help young people achieve their true potential.  JET was set up in honour of Flt Lt Jon Egging,...