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5 AC Sqn Update

On the morning of 25 January 2013 V (Army Co-operation) Squadron answered the call to deploy a Sentinel to Africa in support of the French Operation to Mali. The crews had been on standby for 2 weeks waiting for the […]

Crusaders FC

This week 14 Squadron’s football team, Crusaders FC, reached the halfway point in their inaugural season… …and to say there has been a turn around since the opening stages in mid January would be an understatement! After losing their pre-season […]

Talent In Lincoln…

14 Squadron’s legendary work tempo remains high, with a busy winter period for our personnel. Our latest group of new aircrew are now fully qualified with many of our newest recruits already on deployed operations, and the next cadre under […]

Funny Fokkers

Get ready for a Bang On! Comedy Show coming to RAF Waddington on Thursday 6th June! The Funny Fokkers Comedy Tour of Duty has become something of a legend around other Royal Air Forces units nationwide over the past few […]

1237 SQN North Hykeham

1237 (North Hykeham) Sqn ATC’s Trip to Royal Air Force Waddington and Scampton Heritage Museums. The day started early and the moon was scarcely out of view. Having assembled in the foyer of the Squadron building, Corporal’s Paterson, Bell and […]

Royal Air Force Waddington Who We Are

RAF Waddington is now the hub of UK Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance (ISTAR), supporting British and NATO operations. By basing the RAF’s key ISTAR capabilities together, they are able to work to develop tactics and procedures to achieve […]

Happy New Year from all at V (AC) Squadron!

Yet another busy year has come to an end! 2012 saw the Fighting Fifth continue to give unfailing support to the ground troops in Afghanistan, provide assistance to the US Air Force in Nevada and still manage to beat the […]

Station Commander’s Foreword…

Group Captain Al Gillespie Station Commander What a difference a few weeks make… In the last issue of Insight, I thanked the Station and our local community for the tremendous effort everyone put into the challenging year that was 2012. […]

RAF Waddington Pipes and Drums at the Bomber Command Memorial Ceremony

During WW2 RAF Waddington lost more bombers on operations than any other Bomber Command station, a total of 345. Of these aircraft 103 were Hampden’s,15 were Manchester’s and a staggering 227 Lancaster’s. It was entirely fitting that RAF Waddington’s Pipes […]

Padre Patter

At the start of every Station Recall Day the Padre asks, ‘Who thinks this is a waste of time?’ And at least a quarter of the room stick up their hands; it probably would be more if folks didn’t think […]

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