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1 ISR Sqn Virtual Team Building Event

In early June 1 ISR Sqn undertook three days of remote team building, utilising Defence Connect and Zoom conferencing to ensure that all activities were conducted in accordance with government guidelines and ensuring that all participation was carried out safely […]

8 Sqn Honoured with historic gifts

On 15th October 2020 8 Sqn were fortunate to be presented with a silver Janbiya and silver Dhow by Professor Keith Ellis. To receive the presentation FS Flanighan, CT Moran and Sgt De La Perrelle travelled to the RAF Museum […]

Astra RAF

Acknowledging that we operate within a rapidly developing and changing world, the RAF needs to in a position to be ready and able to change. There is a need to modernise in order to act faster, sustain operational output for […]

MAcr John ‘Angry’ Anderson

leaving the Service having served for a total of 34 years in the armed forces Master Aircrewman John ‘Angry’ Anderson was marched off RAF Waddington in bowler hat after a quick spin around base on one of the Station’s fire […]

Keep Calm and Carry On

The previous edition of Insight went to print just as COVID was making itself felt, with lockdown, working from home, hand sanitiser and face masks just a few of the changes that we (like everybody else) have had to adapt […]

Covid-19 Deployment

Reservist SAC Chris Madden reports back on his recent mobilisation to Operation RESCRIPT Throughout Operation RESCRIPT, there were hundreds of Royal Air Force Reservists who were mobilised to support the nation’s response to COVID-19. Reservist SAC Chris Madden from 7010 […]

Aerobatics Training, Competition – Extra200

General aviation lockdowns lifted which meant it was time to lift off! The weekend of 25 – 26 July 20 was set aside for the Fenland Aerobatic Competition, hosted by the British Aerobatic Academy near Peterborough. Aerobatic pilots from across […]

The Royal Aeronautical Society

The Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS)Boscombe Down Branch held its annual presentation competition for young professionals, the Joe Morrall Award, back on Tuesday 3rd March 2020. The competition honours the well-respected aerospace engineer Joe Morrall and helps to provide continual professional development to those who participate. This year, entrants pitched their aerospace-themed lectures head-to-head in front […]

Raf Scampton awards

RAF Scampton held an awards ceremony on 9 July 2020 which was presented by AVM Gillespie. On the 6 Feb 2020, the Joint Healthcare Facility deployed with a small team and responded to a serious road traffic collision outside RAF […]

Cpl Showell

On 16 Apr 20 Cpl Chris Showell was tragically killed in a road traffic accident on the A15 on his way to work. Chris ‘Showelly’ Showell was a Chef within Catering Squadron and had been at RAF Waddington since Jan […]

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