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Stn Families Day

The biennial RAF Coningsby Families Day is one of our ways of sincerely thanking the Whole Force working at RA F Coningsby for their relentless hard work. Equally, and if not more so, it is our way of thanking our […]

Nige says “Goodbye” to the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight after 32 Years

Cpl Nigel ‘Sticky’ Bunn (the RAF love of nicknames is very evident here) is finally leaving the RAF after 22 years’ Regular Service and 20 years’ Full Time Reserve Service, the last 32 (almost 33) of which have been with […]

Alice charges towards success with Bradford Bulls!

After playing Rugby League for the RAF and UK Armed Forces (UKAF) for the last 10 years, I wanted to give myself a challenge and see whether I could take my experience on the pitch to the next level. During […]

GOOD DAY FOR RAF CONINGSBY AT THE 2019 RAF POLICE MILITARY WORKING DOG TRIALS

GOOD DAY FOR RAF CONINGSBY AT THE 2019 RAF POLICE MILITARY WORKING DOG TRIALS RAF Honington, the home of RAF Force Protection, provided the prestigious backdrop for the 2019 RAFP MWD Trials. With an audience that included AOC 2 Gp […]

Depth Support Sqn Ex Luxembourg Wings 19

The Royal Air Forces Association (RAFA) Luxembourg Branch held its annual Wings appeal over the weekend of Friday 4 to Sunday 6 October 2019. Seven RAF personnel from RAF Coningsby, Depth Support Squadron, volunteered to support this important remembrance occasion […]

3(F) SQN Perry Parfitt

Sometimes, the dedication of unlikely individuals at keeping the memories of our past aviation pioneers alive is astonishing. The case in point is a certain Monsieur Gerard Lobry, a primary school teacher from Les Violettes School in Amiens France. His […]

C4I Sqn Exercise Alpine Eagle 2019

“Adventure and Fear” (Abenteuer und Angst) Exercise Alpine Eagle is an Adventure Training (AT) expedition ran by the RAF at the Robson Resilience Centre based in Bad Hindelang, Germany, in the heart of the Alps. This stunning location is perfect […]

41 SQN VISIT TO AUSCHWITZ

ARBEIT MACHT FREI: WORK SETS YOU FREE. THE INFAMOUS SIGN AT THE ENTRANCE TO THE AUSCHWITZ BIRKENAU II CONCENTRATION CAMP IN POLAND WAS INTENDED BY ITS NAZI CREATORS AS AN IRONIC DEMOTIVATOR TO THE VICTIMS OF THE HOLOCAUST. But the […]

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