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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 […]

A Voyage Of Discovery

When Fred Murray-Walker and his wife Lynne recently visited RAF Waddington from Australia, it was part of ‘A Voyage of Discovery’ that had begun only 6 weeks earlier. Fred’s father, Frederic, had joined the Royal Australian Air Force during the […]

Villagers’ Visit to Commemorate the Raven’s Club Wartime Bombing

On Monday 9th May a group of people from Waddington village visited RAF Waddington to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the bombing of the station.On Monday 9th May a group of people from Waddington village visited RAF Waddington to commemorate […]

Lincolnshire Staff Ride

Thursday 12th May saw 6 personnel from RAF Waddington embark on a staff ride around Lincolnshire via mountain bikes, to take in some of the historic RAF treasures of the local area and gain some further knowledge of RAF and […]

Dawn of a New Era

It is another beautiful Middle Eastern dawn and ZJ693 taxies into the distance, shrinking and sinking, its tail fin finally consumed by the shimmer. The familiar roar of take off power searches across the airfield and moments later the Sentinel […]

Rose Above the Rest

The RAF Waddington Heritage Centre was recently awarded a highly sought-after “Enjoy England Place of Interest” rose and is now ready to welcome visitors and aviation enthusiasts from across the country. Personnel from RAF Waddington Heritage Committee have rallied together […]

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