Welcome to RAF Spadeadam

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Wing Commander

Ruari Henderson-Begg MA RAF

Station Commander

Royal Air Force Spadeadam
Gilsland
Cumbria

CA8 7AT



RAF Spadeadam is the only facility in Europe where aircrews can practise manoeuvres and tactics against a variety of threats andtargets that they face in contemporary warfare. This fascinating facilityattracts aircraft from the RAF, Army, Navy and NATO Forces. The survival ofaircrews over Iraq, Afghanistan or elsewhere, and the soldiers on the groundwho depend on air support are affected by the training provided by RAFSpadeadam.


 

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Great North Run 2016 - Cash for Kids team

GNR Tyne Bridge

26 August 2016

'Blue Streaks' In Great North Run. RAF Spadeadam personnel joined thousands of others in the North East sunshine as they took on the world famous Great North Run. The five willing volunteers unhesitatingly answered the call from local radio station, CFM, who asked for volunteers to run the half marathon in aid of the charity 'Cash For Kids'. Whilst Mo Farah may have stolen the headlines, station personnel achieved their PBs whilst also raising much needed funds for this fantastic charity. Congratulations to the team who all agreed that the experience and the money raised was worth the aches and pains on Sunday morning!

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