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Flt Lt Brendan O’Sullivan – Station Heritage Centre Team

The RAF Waddington Heritage Centre is staffed by a group of volunteers, which is comprised of: Service personnel, Civil Service personnel and Tour Guides, with the Tour Guides being a very knowledgeable group of Veterans or partners of Service personnel […]

Area 51 New and Unique Challenges

Welcome once again to Area 51. The ongoing Covid-19 situation continues to provide new and unique challenges to 51 Squadron, as it does across RAF Waddington. Since we last wrote for the Insight magazine, 51 Sqn have been very busy […]

Area 51 Covid-19 update

Welcome once again to Area 51. The ongoing situation with Covid-19 has continued to present new and unique challenges, as it surely has across all of RAF Waddington. The last few months have continued apace. In July Wg Cdr Nevin […]

Parliamentarian Visit

Several members of Parliament visited RAF Waddington recently as part of the Armed Forces Parliamentary Scheme (AFPS) – a scheme which has existed for over 25 years raising the awareness of Parliamentarians about the Armed Forces and the work that […]

The Tragedy of Kristians and Harbour

Throughout the autumn and winter of 1939-40, the period of the phoney war proved to be very quiet for the Hampdens of 44 and 50 Sqns based at RAF Waddington. The main task of the Hampdens of No 5 Group […]

39 Sqn Charity Auction and Raffle

To mark the 100th Anniversary of the Royal Air Force, personnel at 39 Squadron organised a charity auction and raffle which took place at the Squadron’s RAF 100 celebrations last year. Many local businesses donated items and experiences ranging from […]

Running Club Update

The RAF Waddington Running Club continued its endeavours in the Lincs Service Cross Country League with a trip to Kendrew Barracks in early January. In case anyone had any doubts who the previous occupants of the Base were then the gym […]

EX Waddington

Reserve Personnel from 2503 Squadron Royal Auxiliary Air Force Regiment have recently completed Exercise WADDINGTON IMP, a Force Protection Exercise which took place at RAF Waddington. During the Exercise, Squadron personnel engaged in many aspects of on-base Force Protection, including […]

RAFMSA Classic Racing Team

The Royal Air Force Motor Sports Association, RAFMSA, Classic Racing Team are two race meets into another busy season of the Classic Racing Motorcycle Club’s 2018 season. The team had a successful year in the post classic 250 air cooled […]

The Story of Dave Romans

This is the first of a series of articles from the archives of Waddington’s Heritage Centre. We start with events at Waddington 78 years ago, just before the Battle of Britain. By the beginning of July 1940, France had fallen […]

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