29(R) Squadron Typhoon with brake parachute deployed

29(Reserve) Squadron

29(Reserve) Sqn badge In June 2005 the Squadron officially moved to its home base at RAF Coningsby and by July it was teaching new pilots for 17(R) Squadron on a formal course. Bucking the trend of recent squadron disbandments, 29(R) Squadron officially ‘stood up' for operational service on the 4 th November 2005. This signified a major milestone in the introduction of the Typhoon to RAF service, as it indicated the squadron is now ready to begin training front-line pilots to fully equip current and future Typhoon Squadrons. For 29(R) Squadron it signifies a long and healthy future, one that is certain to celebrate its centenary and beyond .

29(R) Squadron History 

Typhoon

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