All posts in Charity

‘RAFAthon’

In July RAF Coningsby held a ‘RAFAthon’ to raise funds in aid of the Royal Air Force Association (RAFA) Wings Appeal. This is an annual event organised by some RAF stations, where participants run a combined distance of a Marathon […]

RAF Armourer Raises over £1,200

Sergeant Pete Guard of the Weapon Training Cell, Armament Engineering Flight at RAF Coningsby has raised over £1200 for the British Limbless Ex-Service Men’s Association (BLESMA) by competing in a series of 10k races across the UK; the Notorious Nights […]

‘SQUIPPERS’ RAISE OVER £2100

Seventeen members of Survival Equipment Flight took part in the Lincoln 10k race earlier this year, raising funds for the Prostate Cancer Charity. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the UK. 37,000 men are diagnosed with […]

Combat Stress Volunteers

Coningsby personnel joined a group of volunteers from ‘combat stress’ to man a stall at the Battle Prom Concert at Burghley House in Lincolnshire in July to help raise awareness about the charity and carry out some valuable fund raising […]

Coningsby Caterers Race For Life

Seventeen female Caterers from RAF Coningsby, dressed in pink aprons, took part in the Race for Life at the Lincolnshire Showground on Sunday 10 July 2011 Race for Life is Cancer Research UK’s flagship event, with over 300 events taking […]

Rainbow Trust Donation

The Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity has received funds of £1,070.00 from a Police Flight Dog Handler based at RAF Coningsby, who raised the sponsorship money by running in the Sleaford Half Marathon on Sunday 20th February 2011. Corporal Chris Hepple […]

FLYING HIGH PAINTING TO AID CHARITIES

A painting, entitled “Battle of Britain Tribute”, depicting a Royal Air Force Typhoon and Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) Spitfire is set to be auctioned, after being signed by the pilots of the two aircraft depicted. In 2010, Squadron […]

‘AIR BEAR’ CLOCKS UP OVER 20 FLYING HOURS AND RAISES FUNDS FOR RAFA

A Teddy Bear dressed in a miniature RAF flying suit, complete with two genuine 3(Fighter) Squadron Typhoon Patches (as worn by the pilots themselves) has clocked up over 20 hours in the air. Just like all RAF Aircrew, ‘Air Bear’ […]

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