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Pay As You Dine: You Asked We Answered

A major part of the Pay As You Dine (PAYD) rollout last year involved extensive feedback from customers across all ranks, as well as civilians. Some were satisfied customers, others less so… The survey and feedback sheets were, and continue […]

RAF Waddington Police Flight Charitable Donations

The RAF Police at RAF Waddington recently made a number of charitable donations to various charities both local and national. The funds were donated from a historic RAF Police Club members’ account which had laid forgotten within the Station’s accounts […]



After spending nearly 8 months in 2011 in the Mediterranean enforcing a No Fly Zone over Libya, North Africa you would imagine that 8 Squadron had had enough of sun and sand, but if you look at a potted history […]

“Row the Witham” Challenge

On 30th November 2011, personnel from RAF Waddington took part in the ‘Row the Witham Challenge’ to raise money for Help for Heroes. The River Witham is a distance of 132km in length and stretches from the south of Grantham, […]


Out of the Shadows.. its 14 sqn

The newest and most anticipated section of Insight Magazine is finally here! It’s true, no more hush hush, no more ssshhhh. Leading from the front, and thanking his lucky stars he’s now got 2 pilots to tell where to go […]


Exciting new Teachers’ Pack education resources for aviation. TAKE FLIGHT education resources are now available via the Schools & Education Link on the Aviation Heritage Lincolnshire (AHL) website at TAKE FLIGHT is designed to highlight Lincolnshire’s aviation heritage to […]


RAF Waddington Pipes and Drums

The All England Championship. Under the leadership of Pipe Major Finlay MacGhee a host of trophies were captured competing at various venues and this year the band travelled for the first time to compete in the major competitions in Scotland. […]

8 squadron

“To DEFERENCE and BEYOND!” It has been a long haul from the early days of Operation DEFERENCE back in February, with the now infamous line “Ensure you pack enough kit for 5 days”. As the detachment rolled into Operation ELLAMY […]

Tales From Offutt

With a number of 51 Sqn personnel having returned to the UK on completion of their conversion training to the United States Air Force (USAF) RC-135V/W RIVET JOINT aircraft (the replacement for the retired Nimrod R1) and more personnel arriving […]

RAF Waddington Pipes and Drums Win the All England Championship.

As the nights draw in and the more senior members of the band reach for their cardigans it’s a good chance to draw breath and reflect on what has been a whirlwind of engagements over the summer. The competing season […]

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