History in the Making

RAF Wittering’s Heritage Centre provides a fitting tribute to all ex and serving members of the Station and is a historical legacy to the last operational RAF base in Cambridgeshire.

The Centre, which is run by a small group of volunteers, both service and civilian, was opened on November 13, 2014 by Air Marshall Baz North OBE MA RAF. It is a place that personnel who serve, or have connections with RAF Wittering, can take pride in and relive the unit’s achievements from its origins to the present day.

Originally set up as a force development centre for service personnel, it has undergone a few facelifts over the years, with the addition of exhibits to reflect the history of the Station as well as ones that provide an insight into the work of RAF Wittering today.

Items on display include four Harrier Aircraft, two Pegasus Engines, a large collection of scale aircraft models, air to air and air to ground weapons, an interactive flying clothing display and two accessible Harrier cockpits…

Read more in Wittering View Magazine Spring 2019

If you are interested in becoming a Heritage Centre Volunteer or would like to arrange a visit to the Centre, please contact Sqn Ldr Andy Tagg on tel. 01780 417581 or Cpl Lisa Morris on tel. 01780 417407.

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