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17(R) Sqn Running the Gauntlet

Intense, dynamic and productive, 2011 was a full-throttle year for 17 Sqn, putting Typhoon through its paces to deliver capability to the Front Line. The year began, as many others have, with an assortment of radar, weapons and defensive equipment […]


November and December were busy months for the warriors of 29(R) Squadron. We continued implementation of the revised OPCON syllabus, and began training three new OPCON and two Pandora’s Buzzard courses. We bid farewell to the pilots of OPCON(MR)6. The […]

XI Sqn

XI Squadron 2011 Highlights and 2012 Plans Although already well documented, its worth reflecting on the achievements of the Typhoon Force in 2011 as we look forward to another busy year in 2012.  Last year was undoubtedly a year of […]

battle of britain memorial flight

On the 11th of October 2011, a combined team of 22 cyclists from the Royal Air Force’s Battle of Britain Memorial Flight and The Red Arrows Display Team set off to cycle across the UK, at its widest point, in […]


  October was another busy month for the engineers, pilots and operations staff of 29(R) Squadron. We bid farewell to the pilots of OPCON5. The graduates are; Sqn Ldr Gordon Lovett (3 sqn), Major Doug Miller USMC, Flt Lt Ed […]

XI Sqn Update

Now that the focus has moved from Op ELLAMY, XI Sqn has been using the last few months to reflect and regenerate.  We will also be saying goodbye to a sizeable portion of the Sqn over the coming months, as […]


As another great British summer draws to a close, we on the Royal Air Force Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (RAF BBMF) can look back and reflect on a very busy and challenging display season The Lancaster, Dakota, five Spitfires […]

3 (F) SQN Update

3(F) Sqn’s Operational Deployment to Gioia Del Colle in support of Operation Unified Protector ‘Op ELLAMY’ 24th June to 24th September 2011   At 1pm precisely, on the afternoon of Sunday 20th March 2011, the skies of Lincolnshire resounded to […]

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