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CO’s Cadets

Cadet Flight Sergeant Matthew Pearce (aged 17) has been selected as RAF Waddington’s Station Commander’s Cadet for 2018 – the RAF’s Centenary Year. Matthew, who aspires to be a pilot, joins us from 204 Squadron (City of Lincoln) where he […]

RAF100 at Offutt AFB, Nebraska

Personnel from 51 and 54 squadrons, temporarily assigned to Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, USA, took part in an RAF100/USAF 70 event at the SAC (Strategic Air Command) Museum in Nebraska on Saturday 7th April. This event was part of […]

Bransby Horses Hosts Proms in the Paddock

Join us at Bransby Horses on Saturday 23rd June for an unmissable evening of live music set in the charity’s idyllic grounds just eight miles from Lincoln. As part of the charity’s 50th anniversary celebrations, Proms in the Paddock will […]

Celebrate RAF Centenary

The 1st of April marks 100 years since the Royal Air Force came into being and will be commemorated by numerous special events across the country – www.raf.mod.uk/raf100 A simple way for you to join in the commemorations and help […]

IBCC Gala Dinner

On the evening of 23rd Feb, the Officers’ Mess proudly hosted a Gala Dinner and Charity Auction to raise funds for the International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC). Guest of honour was Air Chief Marshal Sir Stephen Hillier KCB CBE DFC […]

Jon Egging Trust Blue Skies Visit to RAF Waddington’s Fire Section

The Jon Egging Trust “Blue Skies” Programme provides learning opportunities for young people (aged 13-15) from disadvantaged backgrounds. Providing them with life and work skills by linking them with inspirational individuals from the Royal Air Force and environments linked to […]

ATHENA My Perspective

Some 17 of my 31 years’ service have been spent at RAF Waddington during which time I’ve completed a wide variety of flying and flying related tours here. Indeed, when I arrived for my first tour here in 1991 there […]

The RAF100 Cookbook – Raising Money for the RAF 100 Appeal

Celebrating the centenary of the Royal Air Force. The RAF100 Cookbook spans 100 years, 100 countries and 100 recipes.  A donation from all sales will be made to the RAF100 Appeal supporting the RAF Association, Charitable Trust, Benevolent Fund and Museum, […]

Change of Command On V(AC) Squadron

In early October V(AC) Squadron redeployed to support Op SHADER and the fight against Daesh in Syria and Iraq with two Sentinels deploying to RAF Akrotiri in Cyprus. The recently departed Boss, Wing Commander ‘Moose’ Melville, led the Detachment during […]

Airline and Airport

The Transition of the Station Engineering Organisations. Following the operational pause of Sentry in late 2016, a body of work was undertaken by the RAF to understand how the airworthiness of the platform had reached the point when the Duty […]

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