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RAF Wittering, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire.
Photography BY Cpl Daz Smith RAF.

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Photographic section, RAF Wittering. 01780 783838 ext 7396 / 95351 7396

RAF Wittering – The Beginning

In 1916, before the formation of the Royal Air Force, the Royal Flying Corps needed a suitable site to provide air defence in the east of England against the German Zeppelin threat during the ‘Great War’. Wittering Heath, south of […]

UAS Summer Action

UAS Summer Action

The two Wittering-based University Air Squadrons both made the most of the good weather over the summer with a packed programme of flying, Adventurous Training and Force Development. The University of London Air Squadron (ULAS) completed 260 student sorties, with […]

Ex ULCHI FREEDOM GUARDIAN

Ex ULCHI FREEDOM GUARDIAN

As per the written armistice that brokered the end of the Korean War in 1953, a number of United Nations Member States offer support in the region. Military personnel from these ‘Sending States’ continue to provide Defence Engagement through attendance […]

2 MT Sqn at The Scottish Air Show

2 MT Sqn at The Scottish Air Show

Four members of 2 MT Sqn took part in the RAF display at the Scottish Air Show in Ayr in September. Flt Lt Rose, Flt Sgt Aitken, Cpl Franklin and Cpl Sharp, along with their Oshkosh water tanker and a […]

75th Anniversary Of The Battle Of Britain

75th Anniversary Of The Battle Of Britain

RAF Wittering personnel, Air Cadets, veterans and local residents marked the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain with parades and services in Stamford and Peterborough. The Battle of Britain, fought in the skies above southern England 75 years ago, […]

Farewell Wittering View Magazine

Farewell

In April, on a glorious, sunny, rather windy day, No 1 RAF Force  Protection Wing and No 3 Squadron RAF Regiment held their disbandment parade at RAF Wittering. The Honorary Air Commodore to the RAF Regiment, Air Chief Marshal Sir […]

3 MC Sqn on Magic Carpet 15 Wittering View Magazine

3 MC Sqn on Magic Carpet 15

Earlier this year 3 Mobile Catering Squadron deployed to Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO) Thumrait, on Exercise Magic Carpet (Ex MC) where the Typhoons of 3 Sqn and HQ of 121 Expeditionary Air Wing (EAW) participated in bilateral training […]

A Season of Ups and Downs for RAFMSA Rider Wittering View Magazine

A Season of Ups and Downs for RAFMSA Rider

SAC David Blakey of 3 MC Sqn, reflects on the 2014 racing season as the team prepares for 2015. The famous Brands Hatch circuit was the first outing of the 2014 season. Although I struggled all weekend with the pace […]

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