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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 […]

Freedom of Lincoln Parade 2018

In the year the Royal Air Force celebrates its centenary, service personnel from both RAF Waddington and RAF Scampton marched through Lincoln High Street on Friday 20th April exercising their right to the Freedom of the City; an honour which […]

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 […]

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 […]

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