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3 (F) SQN

With the Christmas season rapidly approaching, 3(Fighter) Squadron can happily reflect on a successful autumn period. The Squadron is finally back at full strength in the UK, following our hugely successful deployment in support of Operation BILOXI in Romania. The […]

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 […]

29 (R) SQN

Returning to work after the festive season, with failed New Year resolutions still niggling our conscience, tax returns, short days/long nights and terrible weather all combining to create the perfect storm of melancholy. In the words of Alan Partridge, it’s […]

XI (F) SQN – The Three Nations

November kicked off as an exceedingly busy month where the engineering team were at times responsible for up to 22 aircraft. Whilst 3(F) Sqn were deployed on Ex ATLC in Abu Dhabi, XI(F) took their remaining aircraft and rear party […]

AIR CADETS - CONINGSBY SQN CONTINUES TO GROW…

AIR CADETS – CONINGSBY SQN CONTINUES TO GROW…

17 (CONINGSBY) SQUADRON ATC CONTINUES ITS FULL PROGRAMME INTO THE AUTUMN, MIXING COLLECTING FOR ROYAL BRITISH LEGION, WITH “SHOOTING” EACH OTHER AT THE LASER QUEST BOWL AT SKEGNESS OR SOARING IN THE SKIES ABOVE RAF CRANWELL, 17 SQUADRON CONTINUE TO […]

GRAND DAY OUT GALA DINNER

GRAND DAY OUT GALA DINNER

THE GRAND DAY OUT HAS BEEN A REGULAR OCCURRENCE FOR THE LAST FIVE YEARS ON THE WEEKEND OF THE GOLF OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP IN ST ANDREWS. Initially created by Major (retired) Tim Grantham and his wife, it allows injured service personnel […]

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