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RAF Centenary Celebrated With New Stamps

The Royal Mail has announced that a new set of stamps will be released celebrating the centenary of the RAF.

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The Royal Mail has announced that a new set of stamps will be released celebrating the centenary of the RAF.

The Royal Air Forces was formed on April 1, 1918, and became the first independent air force. 

Famous aircraft from throughout the 100 years will be depicted on the stamps, drawn by aviation artist Michael Turner.

RAF Centenary Stamp

This includes First World War era Sopwith Camel F1, the Hurricane Mk 1 from the Battle of Britain, a Vulcan B2, the Lightning F6, the Nimrod MR2 and Typhoon FGR4.

The Red Arrows aerobatic team is also shown in action performing four formations.

The stamps will be available online and at 7,000 post offices from March 20.

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