RAF Coningsby

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Name: RAF Coningsby
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

10:28 Your chance to get up-close to Lancaster Bombers at RAF Coningsby

Tickets have gone on sale to see the world's last two fully operational Lancaster Bombers.The iconic aircraft are to fly together for a series of historic displays this summer – and they will be based in Lincolnshire to see.It’s expected that people from ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 7 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

News story: Typhoon Force hosts Japanese visitors

Japanese Air Self Defence Force officers has visited 3 (Fighter) Squadron at RAF Coningsby in what is the second visit between the two squadrons following the RAF officers visit to Japan last year.During their stay, 3 Japanese officers, from the 201st ... [Published Department for Transport - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 3 reports

Tickets going: Last two Lancasters in Lincolnshire

Tickets have gone on sale for the chance to see the last two fully operational Lancaster Bombers in Lincolnshire.The iconic aircraft will fly together for a series of historic displays this summer and will be based at the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight ... [Published The Lincolnite - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Jittery Global Aviation: London’s RAF Typhoons Mad Scrambled to Assist Private Jet After Losing Contact; No Threat, False Alarm

The mysterious disappearance of one commercial airliner four months ago, plus the three successive crash accidents in just the past week has definitely taken its toll on the jittery global aviation industry. On Wednesday, the British Armed Forces scrambled ... [Published International Business Times Australia - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

Two RAF Coningsby Typhoons scrambled to intercept private jet...

Two Typhoons from RAF Coningsby scrambled to intercept private jet over LondonComments (0)Two Typhoon jets from Lincolnshire’s RAF Coningsby were scrambled to intercept a private aircraft that had lost radio contact last night.Air traffic controllers ... [Published Lincolnshire Echo - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

British fighter jets escort private aircraft to Stansted

24 July 2014Two British fighter jets escorted a private jet from Lagos in an emergency landing last night.The aircraft was bound for Luton airport when it lost contact with UK authorities shortly after 7pm, forcing the RAF to scramble two Eurofighter ... [Published TTG Digital - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Fighter jets over Stortford and Harlow amid emergency situation at Stansted Airport

Stansted Airport - aerial view of main terminal buildingRAF fighter jets were scrambled and flights in and out of Stansted Airport were suspended temporarily this evening (Wednesday, July 23) during an emergency situation.The Ministry of Defence (MoD) ... [Published Harlow Star - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Bygones: Lancaster hitch solved by city experts and will fly in

Ray Mellor, of Spondon, shares the story of how Rolls-Royce in Derby helped to keep a Canadian Avro Lancaster in the air.NEXT month, the RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight will welcome the arrival of a very special guest – an Avro Lancaster of the ... [Published Derby Telegraph - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Another Lancaster seat on epic U.K. flight offered on eBay

If you’re still smarting about losing out in May’s bidding war for the $79,100 Lancaster flight of a lifetime to Great Britain next month, here’s your chance to land a seat on the return trip.A spokesperson from the Canadian Warplane Heritage museum, ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Winsford man stages huge marathon challenge for St Lukes

11:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014 in News A WINSFORD man will run a marathon every week in order to complete an epic 1,000 mile fundraiser for St Luke’s Hospice.RAF aircraft engineer, Ricky Houston, originally intended to cover the distance in a year, starting ... [Published Winsford Guardian - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 2 reports

WWII RAF Squadron reunite at Lincolnshire base

Veterans of the 106 squadron, who carried out thousands of night time raids during the Second World war, will attend a reunion later at the Metheringham Airfield Visitor Centre, near Lincoln, where they used to be based.The highlight will be a flypast ... [Published itv.com - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

16:28 Joining forces for First World War centenary project

East Lindsey District Council, orchestra Sinfonia Viva and RAF Coningsby have joined forces to bring an innovative First World War Centenary Project to the District.Dark Clouds are Smouldering into Red aims to strengthen the ties between members of the ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 08 2014]

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"Post an uneventful interception, the civilian aircraft was escorted to Stansted where it landed safely. The Typhoon aircraft then returned to base."
"We're expecting the hanger tours to be extremely popular, which is why access is strictly limited to ticket holders only."
"We had a great day and Len received the full co-operation from RAF experts, which was significant in helping to keep the Canadian Lancaster flying."

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10:28 Your chance to get up-close to Lancaster ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 7 hours ago]
News story: Typhoon Force hosts Japanese visitors [Published Department for Transport - Jul 29 2014]
Tickets going: Last two Lancasters in Lincolnshire [Published The Lincolnite - Jul 25 2014]
Jittery Global Aviation: London’s RAF Typhoons ... [Published International Business Times Australia - Jul 25 2014]
See the last two Lancaster Bombers able to fly ... [Published Lincolnshire County Council - Jul 24 2014]
Tickets on sale for Lancaster Bombers tours in ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 24 2014]
Free things to do in Lincolnshire [Published Lincolnshire Echo - Jul 24 2014]
Two RAF Coningsby Typhoons scrambled to interce... [Published Lincolnshire Echo - Jul 24 2014]
Major air alert sparked by a loss of radio contact [Published itv.com - Jul 24 2014]
British fighter jets escort private aircraft to... [Published TTG Digital - Jul 24 2014]
Two RAF Typhoons scrambled after contact is los... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 24 2014]
Fighter jets over Stortford and Harlow amid eme... [Published Harlow Star - Jul 23 2014]
MoD says army plans for Leuchars are ‘well unde... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Jul 23 2014]
Bygones: Lancaster hitch solved by city experts... [Published Derby Telegraph - Jul 23 2014]
Another Lancaster seat on epic U.K. flight offe... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 22 2014]
Winsford man stages huge marathon challenge for... [Published Winsford Guardian - Jul 22 2014]
Another Lancaster seat offered on eBay [Published Hamilton Spectator - Jul 22 2014]
RNAS Yeovilton Air Day aces take to the skies f... [Published Western Gazette - Jul 19 2014]
'Last' reunion at Metheringham Airfield for 106... [Published Lincolnshire Echo - Jul 15 2014]
WWII RAF Squadron reunite at Lincolnshire base [Published itv.com - Jul 15 2014]
Your News: Kirkby Underwood residents help spic... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 15 2014]
106 Squadron reunite in Lincolnshire [Published itv.com - Jul 15 2014]
Boultham Park fair promotes £3.7 million regene... [Published The Lincolnite - Jul 14 2014]
Defence for 2015 and Beyond – Part 6 An Eastern... [Published Think Defence - Jul 12 2014]
Defence for 2015 and Beyond – Part 2 Defence of... [Published Think Defence - Jul 12 2014]
16:28 Joining forces for First World War centen... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 08 2014]
RAF fighters have intercepted Russian warplanes... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Jul 05 2014]
Roaring back: Eurofighter pilots excited about ... [Published Bournemouth Daily Echo - Jul 02 2014]
06:49 Lincolnshire RAF Typhoons fly to Turkey f... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jun 29 2014]
Video fire detection system protects priceless ... [Published Building Talk - Jun 23 2014]
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Defence for 2015 and Beyond – Part 6 An Eastern... [Published Think Defence - Jul 12 2014]
A series of guest posts from AndyC A far more potentially challenging threat could come from a resurgent Russia. How prepared and effective are British and European NATO forces to counter such a possibility? In the north, Norway shares a land border ...
Defence for 2015 and Beyond – Part 2 Defence of... [Published Think Defence - Jul 12 2014]
This is a series of guest posts from Andy C The task of defending the UK itself falls largely to the RAF and Royal Navy.  They need to have sufficient forces to defend our airspace and territorial waters. That means keeping hostile aircraft, ships ...
Defence Related Parliamentary Answers – to 12th... [Published Think Defence - Jun 13 2014]
Defence related Parliamentary Written Statements and Answers to Written Questions D-Day 70th Anniversary Commemorations (UK/France) The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence (Anna Soubry):  My noble Friend the Under-Secretary of ...
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Here are some of the highlights of Duxford D-Day Anniversary Air Show. The first airshow of the season at Duxford celebrated the 70th Anniversary of the Normandy Landings. Among the highlights of the D-Day Anniversary Air Show there was a flypast ...
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A post from a new contributor, MartinR The Levene Report on changes to the MOD sensibly pulled a number of defence organisations into one central joint forces command. However it also appeared to push the three armed services into deeper silos than ...
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