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RUNNERS FROM 41 SQN FOLLOW THE OLYMPIC TORCH

On Wednesday 27 June, a rare sunny day, the Olympic Torch wound its way through East Lindsey in Lincolnshire.  Following it for 22 miles from Louth to Wainfleet-St Mary’s were a group of 10 Engineers and Aircrew from of 41 […]

STN PERSONNEL TAKE PART IN RAF JUDO DEMONSTRATIONS

The RAF Judo Association in conjunction with Horncastle Judo Club (where numerous personnel from Coningsby including dependants train) put on a series of Judo demonstrations at the RAF Waddington Airshow. There was a stand publicising the RAF Judo association and […]

TRADE GROUP 17 FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT

This year’s Trade Group 17 Football Tournament was held at RAF Coningsby on Thursday 7th June 2012. On a cloudy Thursday morning, on the back of a drizzly Junior Ranks Summer Ball, Trade Group 17 personnel made their way to […]

CONINGSBY COMBAT SHOOTING TEAM 2012

The RAF Coningsby Combat Shooting Team recently returned from Group Operational Shooting Competition (GpOSC) 2012. This year ‘the elements’ added to the difficulty of the competition & it was reportedly the wettest competition in the past 12 years. The competition […]

RAF Coningsby Golf EastMidlands Alliance League

The 2011 golf season has been a successful one for RAF Coningsby East Midlands Alliance League Golf Team otherwise known as the Station 2nd team. The Team is aimed at those players with Handicaps of 12 and above and is […]

Ex Vixen Eagle 12

No 7 Force Protection Wing ‘ski the hard way’ as Wg personnel take part in Adventurous Training in the Bavarian Mountains. As part of the RAF Major Adventurous Training Scheme, 9 members of 7 FP Wg HQ took part in […]

RAF Coningsby PEd Flight RAFFT Policy

The primary aim of the fitness testing programme is to assess/evaluate the physical fitness of RAF personnel. The RAF Fitness Test (RAFFT) is an objective marker of physical fitness, but more importantly it provides an indication of the amount of […]

INTRODUCTION OF THE GENERAL SERVICE RESPIRATOR (GSR)

Background The changing CBRN threat and improvements in technology have necessitated a replacement for the S10 respirator which, although still effective, has reached the end of its planned Service life. The GSR was accepted into Service in Aug 10 and […]

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