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Ex TARTAN BUZZARD:

Between 23 Apr – 3 May 19, No. 29 Sqn deployed to RAF Lossiemouth with 8 Typhoon aircraft and 115 personnel in support of Ex TARTAN BUZZARD. The Exercise was run as an extension to the Qualified Weapons Instructor Course […]

XI(F) SQN UPDATE Summer 2019

It has been another extremely busy period for XI(Fighter) Sqn as we currently conduct Baltic Air Policing missions in Estonia. This crucial NATO reassurance mission has been a seminal moment for the Typhoon Force as it is the first operational […]

XI(F) SQN UPDATE

IT’S ALL BEEN HAPPENING ON XI(F) SQN SINCE THE LAST EDITION! THE SQUADRON HAS BEEN THROUGH A HUGE TURNOVER OF PERSONNEL AT ALL LEVELS AND AT QUITE A BUSY TIME. No sooner than we welcome Flt Lt Jon Simcox back […]

3(F) SQN UPDATE

Ex GREEN FLAG DURING MARCH A US ARMY BATTALION (AROUND 5000) WERE CONDUCTING FINAL TESTS CULMINATING IN A 14 DAY EXERCISE IN THE NEVADA DESERT, USA. OPPOSING THEM WERE 1500 PERSONNEL TRAINED TO MAKE TACTICAL PROBLEMS AND RUTHLESSLY EXPOSE ANY […]

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 […]

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