Royal Family celebrates Royal Air Force's 100th Anniversary

Brenda Watkins
July 12, 2018

Beginning the special day of events, members of the royal family including the Queen, the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex attended a service at Westminster Abbey.

Queen Elizabeth watched on today as nearly 100 aircraft flew over Buckingham Palace in a celebration to mark the 100th anniversary of Britain's Royal Air Force.

Queen Elizabeth and senior members of her family were attending celebrations to mark the 100th anniversary of Britain's Royal Air Force on Tuesday, ahead of a flypast of nearly 100 aircraft over Buckingham Palace in central London. Queen Elizabeth II and her husband Prince Philip didn't attend.

She recalled how her father, King George VI, was the first member of her family to qualify as an RAF pilot and served alongside the service's founder, Lord Trenchard.

His Royal Highness Prince Louis Arthur Charles of Cambridge may be only 2 months old, but it looks as though he's already living like a royal a.k.a. receiving gifts that cost thousands of dollars. On Monday, Prince Louis was christened at the Chapel Royal in St James's Palace surrounded by his family.

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Prince George, 4, was dressed in navy knickers and a white crisp short sleeve shirt.

It may have been Prince Louis' christening, but it was his big sister Princess Charlotte's sassy off-hand remark that stole the show. While Harry also wore a blue suit and light blue tie, Meghan opted for an olive Ralph Lauren dress with a matching headpiece and Manolo Blanik pumps. Prince Louis godparents are Lady Laura Meade, Hannah Carter, Lucy Middleton, Nicholas van Cutsem, Harry Aubrey-Fletcher and Guy Pelley.

Following the church service, the guests were invited to a private tea at Clarence House, residence of Prince Charles and his wife Camilla.

Kate Middleton stunned, once again, at the christening of her third child, Louis, in London on July 9.

Critics noticed right away that Kate Middleton looked less than pleased to be standing so far away from Queen Elizabeth and the rest of the royals.

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