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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 […]

IBCC Gala Dinner

On the evening of 23rd Feb, the Officers’ Mess proudly hosted a Gala Dinner and Charity Auction to raise funds for the International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC). Guest of honour was Air Chief Marshal Sir Stephen Hillier KCB CBE DFC […]

Charity Peak Challenge

Charity Peak Challenge

Four personnel from RAF Waddington and RAF Boulmer lay down a challenging task on Tuesday 8th Sept which would turn out to be exhausting and testing, although enjoyable. This may be due to the fact of allowing time to pass […]

Angola to Oberhausen Pipes and Drums, a very busy year

Angola to Oberhausen Pipes and Drums, a very busy year

The RAF Waddington Pipes and Drums are, at present, in the midst of the busiest season to date. Our year kicked off with a tour of Germany to take part in a series of arena displays as part of the […]

RAF Waddington Personnel in Thames Rescue

RAF Waddington Personnel in Thames Rescue

Personnel from 54(R) Squadron RAF Waddington have been praised by the Royal National Lifeboat Institution, the charity that saves lives at sea, for their heroic efforts in the rescue of a woman who had fallen in to the River Thames […]

8 Squadron 100 Year Anniversary Insight Magazine Online

8 Squadron 100 Year Anniversary

There seems to be an abundance of centenary celebrations in the RAF  at the moment; not to be outdone No. 8 Squadron threw a huge hangar party to mark 100 years since its formation. When the Royal Flying Corps was […]

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