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41Sqn UPDATE One to one online


FLT LT ERIC LOCK – POSSIBLY THE GREATEST BATTLE OF BRITAIN PILOT YOU’VE NEVER HEARD OF. Recently, as part of the anniversary of the Battle of Britain, members of 41 Sqn were privileged to attend a memorial to pay their […]

29(R) SQN UPDATE One to one online


29(R) Squadron has always played host to a lot of visitors throughout the year. From Rugby World Cup winning captains (did we mention we took Richie McCaw flying?!), to foreign dignitaries and work experience students, regardless of who comes, the […]

3(F) Sqn Is Awesome One to one online

3(F) Sqn Is Awesome

Once again, the past few months have been extremely exciting on 3(Fighter) Squadron. Since our return from Malaysia at the end of October 14 our main focus has been the delivery of UK Quick Reaction Alert (QRA) as well as […]

Exercise Luxembourg Wings Remembrance Weekend 2014 One to One magazine

Exercise Luxembourg Wings Remembrance Weekend 2014

On a glorious October morning, 15 personnel from Dept h Support Squadron (DSS) departed RAF Coningsby to attend a ceremonial and engagement event at the Royal Air Force Associations (RAFA Luxembourg Branch) Commemoration weekend 2014. The RAFA has over 400 […]

Cadet Bushcraft weekend One to One magaine

Cadet Bushcraft Weekend

Thetford Forest 6-7 September 2014. Earlier this year I was approached by FS Paul Fido to ask if I would be interested in leading a bushcraft weekend for the RAF Coningsby (17 Sqn) Air Cadets. A weekend away, living in […]

Reflections on a special year of celebration and commemoration One to One magazine

Reflections on a special year of celebration and commemoration

What’s the difference between… is a good way to start a joke. My personal favourite is: What’s the difference between a RAF Regt Gunner and a soldier? Answer: You can’t dip a RAF Regt Gunner in a boiled egg! So, […]

41(R) HIGHRIDER One to One magazine


BOOM! 41(R) TES have just completed Exercise HIGHRIDER! ‘HIGHRIDER’ is the codename given to the Air Warfare Centre flying trials conducted in the USA. On 21 Sep 14, for the second time this year, 41(R) Test and Evaluation Squadron (TES) […]

XI SQN Update One to One magazine


The year is coming to a close for XI Sqn and the RAF’s first and best fighter squadron has had a very eventful one at that! Since the last issue, we have returned from the last exercise in our diary […]

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