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 […]
IN JANUARY, BBMF HOSTED TWO WWII VETERANS WITH SPECIAL STORIES TO TELL. IN A PRESENTATION AT THE WRATTEN SUITE, STEVE DARLOW, HISTORIAN AND AUTHOR, INTRODUCED AIR CDRE (RET’D) CHARLES CLARKE OBE AND JAN BLACK, EXPLAINING THE BACKGROUND TO THEIR RECOLLECTIONS. […]
“WHOLE FORCE” TYPHOON TRAINING IT’S NOT JUST MEMBERS OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE THAT MAKE UP CONINGSBY’S LARGEST TYPHOON SQUADRON. By embracing the “Whole Force” concept, members of our industry partners are playing a vital role in all aspects of […]
View the OnetoOne Winter Magazine online – double page centre spread to see our pictures over this year!
On 4th October the RAF Coningsby’s RAFA committee organised their biggest annual station visit to date. With over 80 RAF Veterans and Ex-Servicemen/women in attendance from the local RAFA branches including an invitation to the members of RAFA HQ to […]
It has been a busy time at 17 Sqn recently. We have had our Awards and Trophies presentation evening, presented by Wg Cdr Claire O’grady, who said, “It was a tremendous honour to present awards to the cadets. The […]
Summer 2017 has been even busier than usual for the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF). On top of the display season, we held a big celebration for our 60th Anniversary which included our patron, The Duke of Cambridge, meeting […]
Fourteen personnel from 121 EAW and across the Station took part in an Expeditionary Air Power Staff Ride to Normandy in France. The group set off from RAF Coningsby on a bright June morning and travelled to Southwick Park, Gen […]