RAF Coningsby

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Name: RAF Coningsby
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Cheers to a close charity shave at Coningsby’s Black Swan

Four regulars at Coningsby's Black Swan had their long locks shorn at the pub in aid of Cancer Research UK last Wednesday.The shearing was carried out by Charlotte Firth of the Cutting Cupboard carefully scrutinised by the Black Swan’s Jane Swingler. ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 13 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Top 10 September news articles in Lincolnshire

Comments (0)'Giant' spiders invading Sleaford homesLarge amounts of spiders have started invading homes in Sleaford and an expert has said the mild winter may be to blame.Homeless and alone... woman evicted after 30 years over a £200 bedroom tax billA ... [Published Lincolnshire Echo - 19 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Sky high surprise for former airman Ron

The skies over Mansfield were filled with the distinctive buzz of Merlin engines as two Second World War bombers flew over town.Shoppers stopped and gazed at the clouds as the Lancasters flew low over the town centre, banked and then came around for a ... [Published Hucknall Dispatch - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Fike’s Video Fire Detection Protects UK’s Heritage

The SigniFire Video Fire Detection (VFD) system from Fike Safety Technology (FST) has been deployed in the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) hangar to protect some of the nation’s most valuable historic assets. Based at RAF Coningsby, the aircraft ... [Published Means of Escape - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 2 reports

Canadian Lancaster Vera lands home safely after Lincolnshire and...

The BBMF Lancaster Thumper and Canadian Lancaster Vera fly together for the first time at RAF Coningsby.Comments (0)The Canadian Lancaster Vera has flown its way home safely after a tour of Lincolnshire and the UK.Its arrival this Summer made modern aviation ... [Published Lincolnshire Echo - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Tears for Lancaster hero father

A guest at a recent fly-past by the two Lancasters could barely see them for the tears streaming from her eyes.Memories of her hero father came flooding back for Coun Yvonne Gunter as the Merlin engines roared overhead.Pilot Officer Bernard John Gunter ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Marham radar warning over wind farm proposal

Plans to build a wind farm close to two West Norfolk villages would have an unmanageable impact on radar installations at RAF Marham, defence officials say.The warning is contained in a letter to borough council planners about the proposed Ongar Hill ... [Published Lynn News - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Vera’s homecoming expected to draw massive crowd

The Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum is expecting a huge crowd Sunday for the triumphant return of Vera, the ocean-hopscotching Lancaster that is returning from a seven-week tour of the United Kingdom.With weather forecasts calling for a perfect fall ... [Published Inside Halton - Sep 27 2014]
Entities: Iceland, Greenland, Bomber
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Vulcan XH558 will tour cold war bases today

Comments (0)The nation's last flying Vulcan, XH558, will take to the skies this afternoon to pay tribute to the heroes of the Cold War in what will be its final outing of the year.The vulcan will fly over each of the 10 RAF bases, three of them in Lincolnshire, ... [Published Lincolnshire Echo - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Hamilton’s Lancaster bomber grounded for a second day in Iceland

Wind and rain in Keflavik Iceland is keeping Hamilton's Lancaster on the ground for a second day, delaying the iconic bomber's return to Hamilton.In a Facebook message Thursday from the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, officials said the eight-member ... [Published Hamilton Spectator - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

VIDEO: Canadian Lancaster Vera says goodbye to Lincolnshire one last time

After seven weeks of delighting crowds at airshows and events up and down the UK, the Canadian Lancaster Vera has set off for home.Accompanied by The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight’s Lancaster Thumper, Spitfires and Hurricanes, Vera left RAF Coningsby ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Hamilton’s Lancaster bomber scheduled to leave Iceland for Goose Bay

Hamilton's Lancaster bomber is scheduled to take off from Keflavik, Iceland on Wednesday morning to begin the second leg of its transatlantic journey home from England.Al Mickeloff, a marketing manager for the warplane's owner, the Canadian Warplane Heritage ... [Published Hamilton Spectator - Sep 24 2014]
Entities: Goose Bay, Bomber, Iceland

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"We're expecting several thousand people, so we're suggesting people get there an hour or two before the landing" said museum spokesperson Al Mickeloff
"This is a once-in-a-lifetime trip. I just had to take advantage of the opportunity" Cairns said in a call from England, where he had been going through crew training
...Retired Sqn Ldr Stuart Reid, who has flown the RAF's Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) Lancaster, said: "It was very much a British and Foreign and Commonwealth attack against the dams, as was much of the bombing campaign fought against Germany during the Second World War."
Gary Kellaway, from Southport, who was at the show today told the Liverpool Echo: "It's been fantastic - well presented, a great turn out and my favourite was seeing the Lancaster Bombers."

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Cheers to a close charity shave at Coningsby’s ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 13 hours ago]
Top 10 September news articles in Lincolnshire [Published Lincolnshire Echo - 19 hours ago]
Sky high surprise for former airman Ron [Published Hucknall Dispatch - Sep 29 2014]
Fike’s Video Fire Detection Protects UK’s Heritage [Published Means of Escape - Sep 29 2014]
Canadian Lancaster Vera lands home safely after... [Published Lincolnshire Echo - Sep 28 2014]
Canadian Lancaster Vera lands home safely after... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 28 2014]
Tears for Lancaster hero father [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 28 2014]
Marham radar warning over wind farm proposal [Published Lynn News - Sep 27 2014]
Vera’s homecoming expected to draw massive crowd [Published Inside Halton - Sep 27 2014]
Historic Vulcan aircraft returns to skies over ... [Published EDP 24 - Sep 25 2014]
Hamilton’s Lancaster bomber grounded for a seco... [Published Hamilton Spectator - Sep 25 2014]
Vulcan XH558 will tour cold war bases today [Published Lincolnshire Echo - Sep 25 2014]
Last flying Vulcan set for Lincolnshire flyover... [Published The Lincolnite - Sep 24 2014]
VIDEO: Canadian Lancaster Vera says goodbye to ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 24 2014]
Hamilton’s Lancaster bomber scheduled to leave ... [Published Hamilton Spectator - Sep 24 2014]
UPDATE: Lancaster rumbling its way back to Hami... [Published Inside Halton - Sep 23 2014]
UPDATE: Lancaster rumbling its way back to Hami... [Published Hamilton Spectator - Sep 23 2014]
Vulcan XH558 to pay tribute to Cold War heroes ... [Published Lincolnshire Echo - Sep 23 2014]
Video: Canadian Lancaster says farewell in Linc... [Published The Lincolnite - Sep 23 2014]
Lancasters join in farewell flight [Published BBC - Sep 23 2014]
Rumbling home: Lancaster set to return to Hamilton [Published Hamilton Spectator - Sep 23 2014]
Fike’s video fire detection protects UK’s Battl... [Published Risk UK - Sep 22 2014]
Canadian Lancaster will make final flight over ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 22 2014]
Grimsby Telegraph published Canadian Lancaster ... [Published Grimsby Telegraph - Sep 22 2014]
Canadian Lancaster Vera's schedule for leaving ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 22 2014]
Iconic Lancaster may be visible along the North... [Published Darlington & Stockton Times - Sep 22 2014]
A fitting tribute to the TSR2 [Published Lincolnshire Today - Sep 22 2014]
Lancaster bombers fly over 'Dambusters' dam [Published Telegraph - Sep 22 2014]
Lancaster Bombers perform emotional flypast ove... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 22 2014]
World's last two airworthy Lancaster Bombers fl... [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 21 2014]
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Number 1 (Fighter) Squadron marks relocation with a special 8-ship formation in the shape of a number 1.Relocating from RAF Leuchars in Fife, Scotland, to RAF Lossiemouth, Typhoon aircraft of 1 (Fighter) Squadron will now provide quick reaction alert ...
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