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Large Aircraft Activity And Night Flying At Royal Air Force Wittering

Night flying and large aircraft activity is expected at Royal Air Force Wittering from Tuesday 23rd November until the evening of Thursday 25th November inclusive.

As part of Exercise Agile Pirate, large aircraft are expected to operate during the day from Tuesday 23rd November until Thursday 25th November. There will be night flying from 1730 to 2030 on Wednesday 24th November and Thursday 25th November.

An RAF C-17 Globemaster at Royal Air Force Wittering
An RAF C-17 Globemaster at Royal Air Force Wittering
Image By: SAC Kimberley Waterson

Royal Air Force Wittering is reaching out to its neighbours and the nearby equestrian establishments to inform them of a change to the usual pattern of flying activity.

Operating under the cover of night is essential to modern military operations. Night Vision Goggles are a real tactical advantage and enable our crews to land and take-off safely during the hours of darkness.

The Station is one of several that supports night flying; a variety of airfields and environments gives crews a breadth of experience and ensures that no single area is unduly burdened.

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