"It is a tremendous coming together of a whole range of RAF capabilities, and a celebration of the quality of our people, and it is that connection between the Royal Air Force and her Majesty the Queen", he said.
The Royal Air Force Ensign flag will be flown in Town Hall Square in Chester tomorrow (Tuesday 10th July) to celebrate the 100 year anniversary of the formation of the RAF.
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It was on April 1 1918 that the Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Naval Air Service merged to create the RAF - the world's first independent air force.
The Queen's speech wasn't the only event to celebrate the Centenary, with a service at Westminster Abbey kicking off the day and remembering all the RAF achievements over the past 100 years.
Harry and Meghan were joined this morning by the Queen, Prince Charles and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, with Kate putting in a rare appearance during her maternity leave.
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The couple met RAF servicemen and women, charity representatives involved in the RAF100 Appeal, RAF Veterans and Civil Service personnel involved in the Centenary celebrations.
At 1:00 p.m. members of the Royal Family invited guests and members of the public witnessed a flypast of 100 aircraft over Buckingham Palace, representing the RAF' s history, its continued operational role in securing British skies, and the future of air power.
The flypast was wonderful, with over 100 aircraft in the skies: not just historic aircraft, but the aircraft of the future.
As she and her family left the chapel where Prince Louis had been baptized and began to make their way to a post-christening reception party, she told the phalanx of photographers "you're not coming" or perhaps "he's not coming".
The RAF has close ties to the royal family, with many of its members, including the Duke of Cambridge serving as pilots.
Donning a fit-and-flare black Dior with a boatneck, not dissimilar from the neckline of her Givenchy wedding dress, Meghan paired it up with a netted hat from Stephen Jones, complementing her elegant side bun which celebrity hairstylists say is fast becoming her signature look since Markle stepped into her royal shoes.