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Welcome to the home of the Sud-Ouest France Branch 

          Branch N°1108 in the European Area of the Royal Air Forces Association
Registered Charity 226686 in England & Wales SCO37673 in Scotland  
Sous-Préfecture de Saintes Bureau des Associations Type Loi 1901 N° W322000478 
 

LATEST NEWS: 

 In 2018 we celebrate the centenary                             of the Royal Air Force!                          Click here to see what's on.........


The RAF at 100  
with Ewan & Colin McGregor
Take a look at this:
http://www.secret-ww2.net/single-post/Fred-the-Jed-Bailey-in-RAF-AT-100-BBC-ONE-special

NEW!! Please note our new email address:
rafa.sud-ouest@gmx.com

             We no longer have access to rafasof@orange.fr                             so please delete this email address

Monthly Bordeaux Lunch Tue 30 Oct 18
Battle of Britain Lunch with the Air Attaché as Guest of Honour at the Hotel Restaurant Table de Cana, 33170 GRADIGNAN           €30 per person
Reservation:  05 46 95 38 89 or  rafa.sud-ouest@gmx.com
Here is a photo of our two Joint Honorary Presidents, Committee and Guests at the January Bordeaux luncheon.  Our Honorary Presidents, Henri (seated)  and Emile (2nd from left) celebrated their 100th and 97th birthdays in 2018!

The Sud-Ouest Branch Annual General Meeting was held on Friday 9 February 2018 in Bordeaux-Talence when we were delighted to welcome our Guest of Honour, the USAF Air Attaché.  Twenty three members attended and enjoyed a good lunch afterwards!  Please email rafa.sud-ouest@gmx.com if you would like to see the AGM papers.

In the summer of 2018 we held a Hog Roast with the help of the Walters Family. We raised €1,000 to fund our welfare work supporting members of the RAF Family in SW France.  We held the Schneider Trophy Air Race (thank you Steve), guessed the number of sweeties in Sophie's jar and had a raffle.  So, a BIG THANK YOU to everyone who helped with the event and to all our members and guests who attended.  We could not it all without your support.

 "TOY STORY" Frenchmen's Good Turn at York!

   Now published in paperback !!                                                 "The French Squadrons" a true story of wartime love available from Amazon or Amberley        Click here for more information

History of the French Heavy Bomber Squadrons in WW11            in English and French

Mosquito RRAA

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Take a look at the progress of the rebuild!   https://www.facebook.com/mousquito.75

  

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Branch Bureau: 
Royal Air Forces Association 
Sud-Ouest France 
Le Pérail, 
17250 BEURLAY, France
Tel:  + 33 (0)5 46 95 38 89  


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