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Arrival of the third Rivet Joint as part of the ISTAR Airseeker programme, supported by 51 Squadron at RAF Waddington;

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RJ 20 DELIVERY TO NO 51 SQN WED 7 JUN

There was great excitement at RAF Waddington recently as No 51 Squadron took delivery of their third and final RC-135 Rivet Joint aircraft. The arrival of this aircraft – RJ 20, which will be registered as ZZ666, from the Big […]

54 Sqn Memorial Plaque

54 Sqn Memorial Plaque

54 Squadron fighter pilots who died protecting northern Australia honoured 70 years after WWII. Some of the brave young men who served on 54 Squadron during WWII and who died protecting northern Australia have been honoured in a ceremony in […]

Freedom of Snaith Parade Insight Magazine Online

Freedom of Snaith Parade Sunday 22nd March 2015

From October 1942 to April 1945, 51 Squadron flew its wartime operations from RAF Snaith, near Goole in Yorkshire. For that period, the squadron operated as part of No.4 Group, RAF Bomber Command, equipped with  the Handley Page Halifax. Even […]

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Station Charities Committee

The Station Charities Committee consists of representatives from all sections across RAF Waddington and representatives of all ranks including civilian personnel. The Station Charities Committee has continued its efforts in supporting the local community over the last 12 months in […]

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Avant Moi, Le Déluge

It won’t have escaped any reader’s attention that the first months of this year were wet. Local councils struggled to cope with the devastation and at the national level the Environment Agency was overwhelmed by the number of crises across […]

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Piper collects for Help for Heroes to the tune of £10,000

RAF Waddington Piper, Nigel Warmington, passed a milestone at Christmas in his efforts to support Forces charity, Help for Heroes. Nigel has been piping for the charity in Truro, Cornwall since leaving the RAF in 2008 and has now collected […]

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56 (R) Sqn Memorial

It was a bright October morning when the 56(R) Sqn XO, Sqn Ldr Rich Milburn, came into my office and asked if I fancied a trip to commemorate this year’s Armistice. I was shocked; it wasn’t exactly normal for the […]

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NEW HOMES

Lincolnshire Service personnel will soon be benefiting from a capital purchase programme put together by DIO, which is currently underway to purchase brand new homes in the local area. A total of 142 brand new properties will be handed over […]