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Third Air Strike In Iraq

RAF Tornado GR4's on return to RAF Akrotiri Cyprus after armed mission in support of OP SHADER.

02 October 2014

Tornados have been assisting Kurdish forces engaged in combat with ISIL

HRH Countess of Wessex Visits RAF Wittering

Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex is welcomed to RAF Wittering by Group Captain Damian Alexander

02 October 2014

Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex visited RAF Wittering in Her role as the Station’s Honorary Air Commodore on Tuesday 30th September

RAF conducts first air strikes of Iraq mission

Screen shot of a strike on an ISIL armed pick-up truck, using a Brimstone missile.

01 October 2014

Royal Air Force Tornado GR4 aircraft have been in action over Iraq today in the fight against ISIL

Royal Air Force Hand Over Merlin To Royal Navy

RAF Benson Merlin Helicopter Takes To The Skies Over London

01 October 2014

Yesterday marked the end of an era for the Royal Air Force and the start of a new one for the Royal Navy as the official handover of the Merlin helicopter took place in a formal ceremony at RAF Benson in Oxfordshire

RAF Tornados' second air strikes in Iraq

A Tornado GR4 at RAF Akrotiri prepares for take-off

01 October 2014

Tornado GR4 aircraft from RAF Akrotiri have completed a second round of air strikes in Iraq overnight

Harsh Road Safety Lessons Taught At RAF Wittering

Senior Aircraftman Andy Ling

01 October 2014

RAF Wittering, Peterborough City Council and Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service joined forces to teach Station personnel the harsh realities of sending text messages whilst driving on Friday 24th September.

RAF Tornado jets fly ready for attack role over Iraq

A RAF Tornado GR4 takes fuel from a Voyager tanker

29 September 2014

The MOD has confirmed that Royal Air Force jets have conducted armed reconnaissance operations over areas of Iraq

Cold War Legend Flies Above Royal Air Force Wittering

Avro Vulcan at RAF Wittering

26 September 2014

Mightiest and most beautiful of the V-Bombers, the last flying Avro Vulcan flew through the skies above Royal Air Force Wittering on Thursday September 25th

RAF Museum Celebrates Success At Prestigious Apprenticeship Awards

One of the RAF museum apprentices working on a First World War aircraft

26 September 2014

The Royal Air Force Museum has been named as one of London’s best Apprenticeship Employers in the regional final of the National Apprenticeship Awards 2014

IX(B) Squadron Homecoming Parade

OC IX(B) Sqn Wing Commander Snaith calling the parade to attention.

26 September 2014

Personnel from RAF Marham’s IX(B) Squadron paraded through the streets of Downham Market to the Town Hall Car Park where a number of the Squadron received their Operation HERRICK medal

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