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29(R) Sqn UPDATE (Jun/Jul/Aug 2012)

Another extremely busy 3 months on Coningsby’s finest Sqn. During the months of June, July and August we have graduated: Refresher course 11 (Sqn Ldr Billy Cooper (3(F) Sqn), Sqn Ldr Garry Stratford (29(R) Sqn)) Refresher course 12 (Wg Cdr […]

XI SQN UPDATE

Busy times for XI Sqn!!! In three months there has been one Sqn Association Day, a deployment to Northolt, three valued Squadron pilots have departed, two new pilots have arrived and 47 Olympic medals have been won…sweet work! On 17 […]

Ex TIFFIE TACTIC: 3(F) Sqn Normandy Staff Ride

At the end of May eight members of 3(F) Sqn travelled to Normandy for Ex TIFFIE TACTIC, a staff ride to study the 2nd Tactical Air Force (TAF) during the Normandy Campaign of 1944. The trip was also co-incident with […]

29(R) SQN EXERCISE QWI PICKUP

A group of 29(R) Sqn personnel spent the night at RAF Spadeadam in support of the Typhoon Qualified Weapons Instructor Course (QWIC). Flt Lt Tidmarsh our QWI Aerospace Battle Manager (ABM) came up with an idea for a surprise Combat […]

BBMF – RAF Bomber Command Memorial

On Thursday 28 June, a flypast by the Lancaster of BBMF marked the unveiling of the RAF Bomber Command Memorial by Her Majesty The Queen in Green Park, London. On board the Lancaster was Sqn Ldr Ron Clark DFC, the […]

BBMF – HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN’S DIAMOND JUBILEE CELEBRATIONS

Aircraft from RAF Coningsby played their part in celebrating Her Majesty The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and marking the unveiling of the RAF Bomber Command Memorial. On Saturday 18 May, a fly-past of nine Royal Air Force Typhoons in ‘Diamond 9 […]

A JUNIOR PILOTS LIFE

Most pilots say that their best tour is their first as the squadron JP.  Looking back through the squadron diaries shows that not much has changed in an average JPs day over the years… April and May 1912. Larkhill – […]

7 FP WG – Ex Jambiya Crump

Stn Cdr joins No 7 Force Protection Wing to “lobbest thou Grenade towards thy foe” as Wg personnel complete the Live Firing element of Pre Deployment Training for HERRICK 17. As stated in 7 FP Wg’s Training Directive, personnel within […]

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