RAF Waddington

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Name: RAF Waddington
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Melton 'dog whisperer' helps army spaniel recover from post-traumatic stress

Comments (0)A springer spaniel which sniffed out deadly explosives in the forces and suffered a form of post-traumatic stress after retiring is now the perfect pooch after visiting a 'dog whisperer'.Seven-year-old Tim had worked as an explosive detection ... [Published Leicester Mercury - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Music of The Big 'O' to be celebrated

THE music of the Big ‘O' will be celebrated at Southport Theatre on Saturday, August 16 at 7.30pm.Tribute act Barry Steele will be at the venue with his show Roy Orbison & Friends.Barry is convincing in his role as Roy Orbison and many have wondered if ... [Published Champion - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 2 reports

Spy planes to remain at Waddington until 2018

RAF Waddington has been given a massive boost after the Government announced the base's Sentinel spy planes are to remain in service for another four years.A total of 25 military jobs have been saved by extending the life of the five Sentinel aircraft ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 2 reports

RAF to complete full review of Waddington Air Show

After announcing the cancellation of the 2015 Waddington Air Show, the Ministry of Defence has decided to carry out a full review of its air show commitments.As previously reported, the 2015 air show will not take place at Waddington as £35 million runway ... [Published The Lincolnite - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 2 reports

Close encounters with a F-16 fighter

About 20 feet. That's how far above a crowd a Lockheed Martin F-16 flew during an air show in London, Defense Tech reports.Attendees of the RAF Waddington Air Show got the close enounter with a Turkish F-16 when the pilot made a low pass over the crowd ... [Published Washington Business Journal - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 3 reports

Aircraft near misses: Was the Turkish F16 at RAF Waddington the...

Tens of thousands of people have now viewed the video of a Turkish F16 jet narrowly missing groups of people outside RAF Waddington as it came in to land at the Air Show this weekend.A similar video surfaced last year, which left us asking which was the ... [Published Lincolnshire Echo - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 3 reports

Waddington Air Show 2014 success with 135k visitors

The 20th RAF Waddington Air Show attracted more than 135,000 visitors during the weekend of July 5 and 6, with exciting displays and activities for all the family.Next year’s event has been cancelled due to runway works at the station for 59 weeks from ... [Published The Lincolnite - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 2 reports

F16 fighter jet lands dangerously close to plane spotters during display at RAF Waddington Airshow

| Updated: 03:38 EST, 7 July 2014It was like a scene out of Top Gun.The moment plane spotters got more than they bargained for when a low-flying fighter jet missed their heads by a few feet has been caught on video.Spectatorsat the RAF Waddington Airshow ... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 6 reports

Day 2 at the RAF Waddington International Air Show

Crowds packed into the grounds of RAF Waddington for another day of aerobatic displays and entertainment.Approximately 140,000 people were at the show this weekend and watched seven hours of flying displays each day.Officer Commanding 8 Squadron Jim Beldon ... [Published Lincolnshire Echo - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 4 reports

LIVE: RAF Waddington International Air Show

Around 150,000 people are expected to flock to the RAF Waddington International Air Show this weekend as display teams from around the world perform.There will be daredevil stunts and a chance to meet some of the pilots.The show could offer plane-lovers ... [Published Lincolnshire Echo - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 6 reports

RAF Waddington International Air Show: Display crews gear up for...

Air crews from around the world have flown into Lincolnshire ahead of this weekend's RAF Waddington International Air Show.Today, display teams from Jordan, Spain, Turkey and Switzerland gave hundreds of enthusiasts gathered at the airbase a sneak preview ... [Published Lincolnshire Echo - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 2 reports

Air show axed due to runway rebuild

Next year's Waddington International Air Show has been cancelled due to a £35m rebuild of the runway.The Ministry of Defence (MoD) said the investment would extend the runway's operational life by a further 25 years.Work is due to start later this year ... [Published BBC - Jul 03 2014]

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But Mr Cameron said firmly in an interview: "We must always have a Red Arrows team."
A spokesman for the RAF said: "There was an intent to take the Sentinel planes out of service but they..."
"This is good news for RAF Waddington and it is good news for the UK. We now have funding for another four years."
BAE Systems F-35 interoperability trials programme manager Tony Hall said: "Not only does this help the UK customer get their heads around how the F-35 will integrate into operations, but it saves money and time by allowing refinements to be made in the design and development phase of the programme and informing plans for future upgrades."

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Games ceremony stars mark 50 acrobatic years wi... [Published Sunday Post - Jul 27 2014]
Melton 'dog whisperer' helps army spaniel recov... [Published Leicester Mercury - Jul 25 2014]
Music of The Big 'O' to be celebrated [Published Champion - Jul 25 2014]
Defence Related Parliamentary Answers – to 22nd... [Published Think Defence - Jul 23 2014]
LETTER OF THE WEEK: Vulcan flight was an emotio... [Published Lincolnshire Echo - Jul 21 2014]
Red Arrows suffer THIRD bird strike in two week... [Published Lincolnshire Echo - Jul 18 2014]
Red Arrows suffer THIRD bird strike in two weeks [Published Lincolnshire Echo - Jul 18 2014]
Red Arrows' future is safe, insists Prime Minis... [Published Lincolnshire Echo - Jul 18 2014]
14:14 Red Arrows' future is safe, insists Prime... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 18 2014]
27 community applications for the Midlands [Published Radio Today - Jul 18 2014]
Spy planes to remain at Waddington until 2018 [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 18 2014]
Spy planes to remain at Waddington until 2018 [Published Lincolnshire Echo - Jul 18 2014]
BAE continues F-35 Lightning II and Typhoon int... [Published Air Force Technology - Jul 15 2014]
Sleaford Target published North Kesteven servic... [Published Sleaford Target - Jul 15 2014]
Remote Control Is How The British Fly the Armed... [Published Aviation International News - Jul 14 2014]
Farnborough 2014: F-35 and Typhoon billing give... [Published Jane's - Jul 14 2014]
Teething Troubles Beset New UK Military Air Saf... [Published Aviation International News - Jul 13 2014]
Red Arrows help man's proposal at Waddington Ai... [Published Lincolnshire Echo - Jul 13 2014]
Red Arrows help man's proposal at Waddington Ai... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 13 2014]
Vulcan leaves RAF base for last time [Published BBC - Jul 12 2014]
VIDEO: Vulcan leaves RAF base for last time [Published BBC News Video - UK - Jul 12 2014]
Workwear Express Helping The RAF Battle of Brit... [Published The CW44 Tampa Bay - Jul 11 2014]
Red Arrows celebrate 50th Anniversary at Royal ... [Published Metro.co.uk - Jul 11 2014]
Avro Vulcan XH558 to fly from RAF Waddington fo... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 10 2014]
RAF to complete full review of Waddington Air Show [Published The Lincolnite - Jul 10 2014]
F-16 Makes Extremely Low Pass Over Airshow [Published DefenseTech online - Jul 09 2014]
Close encounters with a F-16 fighter [Published Washington Business Journal - Jul 09 2014]
RAF to review air show commitments [Published BBC - Jul 09 2014]
Video: F-16 Makes Extremely Low Pass Over Airshow [Published Defense Tech - Jul 09 2014]
Second Red Arrows bird strike in less than a week [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 09 2014]
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Defence Related Parliamentary Answers – to 22nd... [Published Think Defence - Jul 23 2014]
Defence related Parliamentary Written Statements and Answers to Written Questions Air Force Nicholas Soames:  To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what the  (a)  rank and  (b)  length of service was of each RAF engineer (aerosystems) officer ...
VIDEO: Vulcan leaves RAF base for last time [Published BBC News Video - UK - Jul 12 2014]
Crowds watch as the Vulcan bomber takes off from RAF Waddington in Lincolnshire for what could be the last time. ...
Video: F-16 Makes Extremely Low Pass Over Airshow [Published Defense Tech - Jul 09 2014]
Attendees of the RAF Waddington Air Show outside London on July 5 received a super up close view of a Turkish F-16 when the pilot made a low pass over the crowd before landing after his routine. What might be more amazing is seeing how few of the crowd ...
Turkish F-16 makes a very low landing at RAF Wa... [Published Doobybrain.com - Jul 09 2014]
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle||[]).push({}); Look at the people ducking! var vclk_options = {sid:56331,media_id:8,media_type:10,version:"1.4"}; /div> The post Turkish F-16 makes a very low landing at RAF Waddington airshow appeared first on ...
Watch an F16 Plane Land Terrifyingly Close to a... [Published TIME.com - Jul 07 2014]
Spectators at the RAF Waddington International Airshow expected to get up close and personal with some jets on July 5th, but they probably didn’t expect to get this close. ...
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