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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 […]

Make your mark Insight Magazine Online

Make Your Mark

As Britain returned to work after the August Bank Holiday Monday in 1914, war was declared on Germany and the declaration involved the whole British Empire. Australian Prime Minister Joseph Cook said, “If the Old Country is at war, so […]

Our Birthday is coming up Insight Magazine

We’ve got a birthday coming up…

No XIII Squadron was formed on 10th January 1915. That means that in January next year we reach the impressive milestone of our Centenary. We are highly anticipating a letter from the Queen and a cake large enough for all […]

Ex Maple Past Museum Insight Magazine

Ex MAPLE PAST

On a windy morning on Thursday 23rd October, 12 members of V(Army Co-operation) Squadron visited Newark Air Museum. Museum volunteer Mick Coombes provided an in-depth guided tour of the aircraft on display that the Squadron had used during its history […]

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