RAF Waddington

Type: Organization
Name: RAF Waddington
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Bronco team will return to RAF Waddington International Air Show...

The North American Aviation Rockwell OV-10 BroncoComments (0)A unique Bronco aircraft will be returning to RAF Waddington International Air Show in 2014 - two-years after the plane crashed and caught fire.The OV-10B Bronco Demo Team is a group of enthusiastic ... [Published Lincolnshire Echo - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

WWII submarine honoured on Lincolnshire train

Serving and retired submariners visited Lincoln Central Station to see a train named after a World War submarine.Organised by East Midland Trains, the ceremony saw a train named X24 Expeditious, to honour the last remaining World War II Midget Submar ... [Published The Lincolnite - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 5 reports

05:10 Vulcan confirmed for RAF Waddington airshow flypast

The organisers of the RAF Waddington International Air Show have announced that the iconic Vulcan Bomber will return to Waddington to perform its magnificent display in front of more than hundred thousand visitors over the Air Show weekend of July 5- ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

10k A family affair03 April 2014

Andy Priest is pulling on his running shoes again thisweekend for the Lincoln10k!And it’s a real family affair this time because Andy, aflight lieutenant at HQ Air Cadets, RAF Cranwell, is running alongside his wifeSharon and son Isaac, 15.His daughter ... [Published Royal Air Force - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Fears for RAF Waddington drone squadron jobs in Afghanistan...

Comments (0)The future role of RAF Waddington's 'Reaper' squadron is becoming increasingly unclear as the UK prepares to pull out of Afghanistan.A new House of Commons Defence Select Committee report confirms that personnel involved in the flying of unmanned ... [Published Lincolnshire Echo - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 2 reports

Revised entry to RAF Waddington after A607 traffic chaos

Comments (0)RAF Waddington are to introduce a revised entry system to its base after a gate closure caused traffic chaos on the A607 this morning.School buses caught up in the traffic jams were severely delayed and some motorists claimed it took them ... [Published Sleaford Target - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

11:45 Slovak Air Force to return to RAF Waddington International Air Show

Slovak Air Force will return to the RAF Waddington International Air Show this July with a tribute to Czechoslovakian pilots involved in D-Day OperationsThe two day Air Show will be held between Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 July.The Slovak Air Force will be ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Drones keep our soldiers 'away from battlefield'

The attacks by soldiers in Lincolnshire operating planes three and a half thousand miles away in Afghanistan need to be less secretive according to a new government report into the UK's use of armed drones.Campaigners argue controllers at RAF Waddington ... [Published itv.com - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 4 reports

Drone pilots not ‘video gaming warrior geeks’, say MPs

British military drone pilots are not “video gaming warrior geeks” and fully understand the life and death decision they make, a committee of MPs has said.A report from the Defence Select Committee published today found that remotely piloted aircraft ... [Published Engineering and Technology Magazine - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

RAF Waddington personnel highly commended

Service personnel from RAF Waddington near Lincoln have received commendations in recognition of “meritorious service or true acts of courage whilst deployed on operations overseas”.Flight Lieutentant Andrew Robson (31) from Lincolnshire serves in 8 Squadron ... [Published The Lincolnite - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 2 reports

Call for more openness over drones

The Chair of the Defence Select Committee is calling for more pilots of drones, which are operated from RAF Waddington in Lincolnshire. The aircraft has been praised for its work in conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. ... [Published itv.com - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Red Arrows avoid RAF Scampton after German Luftwaffe munitions...

The Red Arrows were diverted to RAF Waddington after being told to avoid RAF ScamptonComments (0)Fears over possible unexploded German Luftwaffe munitions at RAF Scampton, near Lincoln, forced the Red Arrows to land at RAF Waddington.Contractors digging ... [Published Boston Target - Mar 24 2014]

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"Organisers of the RAF Waddington International Air Show are thrilled to announce that the iconic Avro Vulcan Bomber B2 XH558 will return to Waddington in July to perform its magnificent display in front of more than 100,000 visitors" they said in a statement
A spokeswoman for RAF Waddington, Lindsey Askin, said: "In the interest of minimising the risk to children and their families making their way to All Saints School in Waddington the decision was taken to direct all RAF Waddington traffic through a single point of entry - the entrance closest to Bracebridge Heath."
"With so much argument surrounding the UK’s use of remotely piloted air systems, it is very welcome to see the independent [House of CommonsCommons Defense Committee recognize publicly their value and effectiveness, and that operations comply fully with international law" said Armed Forces Minister Mark Francois...
"We are satisfied that UK remotely piloted air system operations comply fully with international law."

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REG PIC RAF Warrant Officer receives MBE [Published Advertiser Series - Apr 18 2014]
Bronco team will return to RAF Waddington Inter... [Published Lincolnshire Echo - Apr 17 2014]
Bronco team will return to RAF Waddington Inter... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 17 2014]
WWII submarine honoured on Lincolnshire train [Published The Lincolnite - Apr 11 2014]
X-24 Expeditious train unveiled at Lincoln stat... [Published Lincolnshire Echo - Apr 10 2014]
05:10 Vulcan confirmed for RAF Waddington airsh... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 04 2014]
RAF Waddington Air Show 2014: Vulcan bomber set... [Published Scunthorpe Telegraph - Apr 04 2014]
Vulcan confirmed for RAF Waddington airshow fly... [Published Doncaster Free Press - Apr 03 2014]
Vulcan bomber will return to RAF Waddington Air... [Published Lincolnshire Echo - Apr 03 2014]
10k A family affair03 April 2014 [Published Royal Air Force - Apr 03 2014]
Vulcan will take to Waddington Air Show skies [Published The Lincolnite - Apr 03 2014]
Fears for RAF Waddington drone squadron jobs in... [Published Lincolnshire Echo - Apr 03 2014]
Revised entry to RAF Waddington after A607 traf... [Published Sleaford Target - Apr 02 2014]
Revised entry to RAF Waddington after A607 traf... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 02 2014]
Remotely Piloted Aircraft Report: UAVs Importan... [Published Aero-News Network - Mar 30 2014]
Lincolnshire Bomber Command Memorial a fitting ... [Published Lincolnshire Echo - Mar 29 2014]
Slovakian jet trainer confirmed for Waddington ... [Published The Lincolnite - Mar 28 2014]
11:45 Slovak Air Force to return to RAF Wadding... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Mar 28 2014]
MoD’s Evasive Response to Commons UAV Report [Published Defense-Aerospace - Mar 27 2014]
Gainsborough: Marshall Yard choose Lincs and No... [Published Worksop Guardian - Mar 27 2014]
Sentinel Ground Station Returns from Afghanistan [Published Think Defence - Mar 26 2014]
UK remotely piloted aircraft key military capab... [Published Air Force Technology - Mar 26 2014]
Drones keep our soldiers 'away from battlefield' [Published itv.com - Mar 25 2014]
Drone pilots not ‘video gaming warrior geeks’, ... [Published Engineering and Technology Magazine - Mar 25 2014]
RAF Waddington personnel highly commended [Published The Lincolnite - Mar 25 2014]
Remotely Piloted Aircraft are a Key Military Ca... [Published Think Defence - Mar 25 2014]
News story: Remotely piloted aircraft report [Published Inside government - Ministry of Defence - Mar 25 2014]
Call for more openness over drones [Published itv.com - Mar 25 2014]
Remotely piloted aircraft are key military capa... [Published United Kingdom Parliament - Mar 25 2014]
Call for more drone pilots [Published itv.com - Mar 25 2014]
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Sentinel Ground Station Returns from Afghanistan [Published Think Defence - Mar 26 2014]
The Sentinel R1 ground station returns from Afghanistan After more than six years of continuous service supporting operations in Afghanistan RAF intelligence analysts have now moved out of Camp Bastion. Personnel from V(AC) Squadron who interpret data ...
Remotely Piloted Aircraft are a Key Military Ca... [Published Think Defence - Mar 25 2014]
Remotely Piloted aircraft are a key military capability for the future, say MPs as their report into ‘drones’ is published. The rapid development of remotely piloted air systems (commonly called “drones”) by the UK Armed Forces over the past decade ...
News story: Remotely piloted aircraft report [Published Inside government - Ministry of Defence - Mar 25 2014]
The rapid development of remotely piloted air systems by the UK armed forces over the past decade has contributed greatly to the effectiveness of military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, says the report. And that the provision of enhanced intelligence, ...
Defence Related Parliamentary Answers – to 20th... [Published Think Defence - Mar 23 2014]
A regular round-up of defence related Parliamentary Questions, Answers and Written Statements. Armed Forces: Floods Alison Seabeck:  To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many  (a)  full-time service personnel,  (b)  reservists and  ...
Where's the democratic consent for using Britis... [Published Comment is free | guardian.co.uk - Mar 11 2014]
There has been no public debate about redeploying drones used in Afghanistan – and requests for information are simply being refused The UN's special rapporteur on counter-terrorism, Ben Emmerson QC, has revealed that the Ministry of Defence is planning ...
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