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AIRPLAY Youth Support Summer Programme

A fun and adventurous summer has been had by all young people at RAF Waddington who have participated in Airplay – the Youth Support Summer Programme The programme was really successful with over 78 different young people participating in a […]

AIRCREW ADMIN OFFICER!

Over the next few paragraphs I would like to introduce you to the roles and rigours of being the Flt Lt Trg 2 Officer on 92(R) Sqn AWC. My primary role is to help coordinate the planning and execution to […]

THE MIGHTY 8

Now the summer is over, or did it actually start? Unless that is you were the IntO for 8 Squadron in Trapani. Been a very busy few months for the Squadron, with the stand up of OP ELLAMY in late […]

Community Support Squadron One Year On

What a year! As many of you will know, Community Support Squadron or CSS as we are known, only came into being half way through 2010. Looking back on our first year I can hardly believe what we have crammed […]

Junior Ranks Development Day

Is a leader born or made? While there are people who seem to be naturally endowed with more leadership abilities than others, can individuals learn to become leaders by improving particular skills? On 21 July 2011 a group of Junior […]

A taste of things to come…

What’s New and What’s Happening? You will have noticed refurbishments occurring at RAF Waddington, and heard mention of the forthcoming implementation of “Pay As You Dine” in the Messes. Perhaps it’s a good time to have a look at what’s […]

Air Show 2011

Since the first show at RAF Waddington in 1995, when it was an RAF At Home Day, the show has evolved into what is now an Air Show of national and international standing, participation over recent years has been wide […]

RAF Waddington International Air Show – Another Sky High Success!

This years RAF Waddington’s International Air Show was a huge success. With a variety of aircraft filling the skies over the 2 days, it proved difficult for anyone to pick a favourite display.  From the roaring Thunderbirds to the might […]

Armed Forces Day

On 25th June 2011 the nation celebrated the third Armed Forces Day to give the general public an opportunity to show their support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community. Although the National Event was […]

Farewell to the Nimrod R1

On Tuesday 28th June 2011, the Nimrod Force Element came together to give the venerable Nimrod R1 aircraft an almighty send off. Nos 51, 54(R) and 56(R) Squadrons joined with Electronic Reconnaissance Operational Support Squadron and Electronic Warfare Avionics Department […]

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