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SNOW EAGLE SKI EXPED – MARCH 2013

Snow Eagle is a series of week-long Alpine ski touring expeditions which annually take place between Jan and Apr in Oberstdorf, Germany. Ski Touring has similarities to back-packing in that a circular day-tour can be navigated using a combination of […]

CLIMBING THE GREAT WALL OF DIGBY!

As the year was passing so quickly it was well past time that the GEF personnel dipped their toes into the “Adventure Training” pool. The recent addition of Cpl Al Dixon to the section with his rock climbing experience and […]

MT VISIT TO THE NATIONAL MEMORIAL ARBORETUM

On the morning of the 15 Apr, as most of RAF Coningsby’s personnel were about to commence the Station Training Day, a group of 31 Service and civilian personnel from the MT Flight were leaving the camp to begin the […]

BAE WARTON

On Wed 21 Nov, 10 Engineers left RAF Coningsby for the long drive to visit BAE’s Warton site, home to approximately 7000 BAE employees.  The site is currently BAE’s largest with its primary role being the final assembly and flight […]

ROYAL AERONAUTICAL SOCIETY – AUTUMN SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Please see below the RAF Cranwell Branch of the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) Lecture Programme for 2012/13: 3 Sep 12: “One of the Few” by John Shipman 1 Oct 12: Anderson Lecture for RIN – Joint event “The First Double […]

AVIATION HERITAGE LINCOLNSHIRE ‘COUNTING THEM HOME’

Aviation Heritage Lincolnshire (AHL) has launched a new interactive education display called ‘Counting Them Home’. AHL was funded by a £436,000 award from the Heritage Lottery Fund and contributions from North Kesteven District Council, East Lindsey District Council and West […]

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