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RAFA Branch Visit

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 […]

No17 (Coningsby) Sqn ATC

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 […]

The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight

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 […]

121 EAW Staff Ride Normandy

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 […]

RAF Group Operational Shooting Competition 2016

The RAF Coningsby Combat Shooting Team made up of all ranks and trades, took a full team of 9 personnel from the station to take part in the Group Operational Shooting Competition (GpOSC), which is held over a week every […]

41(R) TES at 100

On 14th July 2016, Number 41(Reserve) Test and Evaluation Squadron celebrated one hundred years of history.   Formed on 14 July 1916, Number 41 Squadron was based at the airfield of St Omer in northern France. The airfield is not […]

29 (R) SQN Killa’s 2000 Hours in a Tycoon

Flight Lieutenant Rich ‘Killa’ Watts from 29(R) Sqn has become the first pilot in the world to reach 2,000 flying hours on the Eurofighter Typhoon. Killa, 55, achieved this milestone event on a training sortie in a Typhoon from 29 […]

Updates for 3 (F) SQN

The early summer months have been an exciting time for 3(F) Sqn, with new faces, new challenges and a renewed enthusiasm for what’s ahead. Memories of recent high end training detachments such as Red Flag remain and it is the […]

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