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New Station Commander At RAF Wittering

Group Captain Jo Lincoln MBE is the new Station Commander at RAF Wittering and formally took up her appointment in August. After graduating with an honours degree in Business Administration (with Spanish), Jo Lincoln joined the Royal Air Force in […]

RAF Wittering personnel support Arctic Challenge Exercise

Royal Air Force aircraft and personnel completed training on an exercise in Sweden alongside eight other nations, working together to build collective security. Led by the Swedish Air Force, the aim of the Arctic Challenge Exercise (ACE), was to test […]

WittFest 2019

Vintage vehicles, creepy crawlies, a dog show and a bouncy castle were among the attractions at this year’s Wittfest. RAF Wittering personnel and their families descended onto the site, carefully directed by the RAF Air Cadets from South and East […]

One Year of Exercise Swift Pirate

Heavy aircraft are a regular feature in the skies around RAF Wittering and Exercise Swift Pirate has completed its first successful year. Memories of Mission Impossible first returned to the Station when an RAF A400M Atlas aircraft touched down last […]

71(Inspection And Repair) Squadron Repair Design Authority (RDA)

Reformed at RAF Wittering following relocation of 71(IR) Squadron from RAF St Athan, the RDA is a small civilian department that provides repair and minor structural modification design for any Ministry of Defence owned fixed wing aircraft. WHO ARE THE […]

Countess of Wessex Opens New Play Parks

New play parks in Wittering village, paid for by the RAF Benevolent Fund, were opened by Her Royal Highness, The Countess of Wessex. 2019 is the centenary of the RAF Benevolent Fund which provides real life support to RAF personnel, […]

2MT Support NATO Baltic Air Policing

Tonnes of vital equipment have been taken from RAF Wittering to Estonia by No 2 Mechanical Transport Squadron (2 MT Sqn) in support of the NATO Baltic Air Policing Mission. 2 MT Sqn’s trucks transported spares and equipment to enable […]

The Joining of Two Airfields

In the first of a series of articles about the history of RAF Wittering, Squadron Leader Andy Tagg, Officer in Charge of the Station Heritage Centre, looks at how RAF Wittering came to have the longest landing strip and flare […]

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