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Bruntingthorpe Cold War Jets - Open Day
Bruntingthorpe has its first Open Day of the year this Sunday, 24th May. More details can be found at:
www.bruntingthorpeaviation.com/open-days/
Dave Lowry

Started 19th May, 2015 at 10:37pm by Dave Lowry
1 989 Last Post 7th May, 2016 at 6:52pm
By: Dave Lowry
2015 Engineer's Walk 2-4 October
This annual 20 mile walk (approx) along the Northumberland coastline from Bamburgh to RAF Boulmer welcomes participants from all three UK Armed Services as well as our NATO partners and associates fro...

Started 8th May, 2015 at 9:50am by Nick Loveday
0 807 Last Post 8th May, 2015 at 9:50am
By: Nick Loveday
Listen to Eileen Younghusband's VE Day Memories....
VE Day veterans David Teacher, Michael McGrory and our very own Veteran Member Eileen Younghusband recall the end of WW2 on BBC Radio 4!
Eileen's memories start at approx 3:38 minutes in to the c...

Started 7th May, 2015 at 9:41am by Nick Loveday
0 562 Last Post 7th May, 2015 at 9:41am
By: Nick Loveday
Britain's Greatest Generation BBC2 9pm on 15th May
One of our Veteran Members, Filterer Officer Eileen Younghusband, will be featured as part of the BBC2 'Britain's Greatest Generation' series at 9pm on Friday 15th May.
Mrs Eileen Younghusband is...

Started 29th Apr, 2015 at 10:01am by Nick Loveday
1 927 Last Post 1st May, 2015 at 7:49pm
By: Nick Loveday
The Watson-Watt Society of Brechin needs YOUR help!
The Watson-Watt Society of Brechin needs YOUR help!
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The Society has issued an appeal for members of the public to support it and help to ensure its future as a charitable organisatio...

Started 29th Apr, 2015 at 6:28pm by Nick Loveday
1 768 Last Post 30th Apr, 2015 at 5:13pm
By: Dave Lowry
Durham Cathedral concert to honour Battle of Britain veterans - 5th June
Durham Cathedral concert to honour Battle of Britain veterans - 5th June
This year sees the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain and the Royal Air Forces Association is leading the Nation’s ...

Started 17th Apr, 2015 at 12:02pm by Nick Loveday
0 953 Last Post 17th Apr, 2015 at 12:02pm
By: Nick Loveday
Vacancy: Secretary of the Friends of the RAF ADRM
The RAF Air Defence Radar Museum is looking for a willing volunteer to take on the role of Secretary of the Friends of the Museum Association and to establish a worthwhile Friends Association to suppo...

Started 21st Feb, 2015 at 4:49pm by Nick Loveday
0 1,110 Last Post 21st Feb, 2015 at 4:49pm
By: Nick Loveday
Eggheads - Monday 2nd Feb, BBC2 at 6pm
Watch out for 'our' very own WWII WAAF Filterer Officer, Eileen Younghusband, appearing on Eggheads as part of The People’s Book Prize quiz team on Monday, 2nd February on BBC 2 TV at the usual time o...

Started 23rd Jan, 2015 at 2:04pm by Nick Loveday
0 1,069 Last Post 23rd Jan, 2015 at 2:04pm
By: Nick Loveday
Lightning F6s - Twilight Run, Bruntingthorpe 1st Nov 14
The two Lightnings at Bruntingthorpe will be doing a high speed run, in reheat, down the runway during the twilight hours on Saturday 1st November 2014. It is truly spectacular both visually and aural...

Started 28th Oct, 2014 at 3:13pm by Dave Lowry
0 1,390 Last Post 28th Oct, 2014 at 3:13pm
By: Dave Lowry
QRA(I) Scramble Re-enactment - Bruntingthorpe 28 July 2013
There will be a QRA(I) Scramble Re-enactment by the Lightning Preservation Group (LPG) based at Bruntingthorpe, Leicestershire on Sunday 28 July 2013. It will be only the second time this has been don...

Started 29th May, 2013 at 2:29pm by Dave Lowry
0 3,296 Last Post 29th May, 2013 at 2:29pm
By: Dave Lowry
Calling all Dowding System Operators who served between 1939 and 1945
The Association of Royal Air Force Fighter Control Officers is currently compiling a database of operators who worked on the Dowding System between 1939 and 1945 with the aim of capturing their storie...

Started 23rd May, 2012 at 5:19pm by Nick Loveday
0 7,599 Last Post 23rd May, 2012 at 5:19pm
By: Nick Loveday
Roll of Honour for the Royal Auxiliary Air Force
On Sunday, 28th October 2012, a Service will be held at the RAF Church of St Clement Danes to dedicate the Roll of Honour for the Royal Auxiliary Air Force, and to lay-up the Force’s first Sovereign’s...

Started 26th Sep, 2012 at 5:13pm by Stuart McCullouch
0 9,558 Last Post 26th Sep, 2012 at 5:13pm
By: Stuart McCullouch
Lightning Preservation Group, Bruntingthorpe - BBC 1 24 Jan 14
I've just received the following from Rich Norris of the Lightning preservation Group.
"LPG on Antiques Road Trip 24th Jan BBC1 at 16:30hrs."
Dave Lowry

Started 23rd Jan, 2014 at 9:10pm by Dave Lowry
0 1,950 Last Post 23rd Jan, 2014 at 9:10pm
By: Dave Lowry
Bentley Priory Museum Opening Times - January 2014
Bentley Priory Museum will be open for general visitors on Mondays and Wednesdays in January.  It will also be open on Saturday January 18th.
The opening hours are 10.00 to 17.00.   
Further...

Started 6th Jan, 2014 at 8:21pm by Nick Loveday
0 3,974 Last Post 6th Jan, 2014 at 8:21pm
By: Nick Loveday
Sunday 10th November, BBC 1 between 1125-1135hours - TV Coverage of Interest to Our Members
Mrs Eileen Younghusband, aged 92, a former Women’s Auxiliary Air Force ‘Dowding System’ Filterer Officer has been interviewed for the BBC’s Cenotaph coverage on Sunday.   Eileen worked in the Filter C...

Started 7th Nov, 2013 at 12:16pm by Nick Loveday
2 2,875 Last Post 8th Nov, 2013 at 8:32am
By: Dave Lowry
Lovely Story of 2 x WAAF Radar Operators Reunited after 70 years
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2533223/Reunited-70-years-Friends-served-WAAF-radar-operators-WWII-discovering-lived-just-TWELVE-miles-apart.html

Started 3rd Jan, 2014 at 9:25pm by Nick Loveday
0 1,400 Last Post 3rd Jan, 2014 at 9:25pm
By: Nick Loveday
Duke of Edinburgh to visit ADRM 28 April 2014
The RAF ADRM is proud to be hosting a rather important visitor next month! Here to witness the launch of a development project for the Museum, the Duke of Edinburgh will be calling in for a briefing o...

Started 24th Mar, 2014 at 9:43am by Nick Loveday
0 2,168 Last Post 24th Mar, 2014 at 9:43am
By: Nick Loveday
The RAF Air Defence Radar Museum Needs YOUR Support
Introducing the RAF Air Defence Radar Museum, Neatishead, Norfolk
The Museum is located on the site of the world’s longest continuously operating radar site and provides a unique window into th...

Started 21st Feb, 2015 at 4:35pm by Nick Loveday
0 943 Last Post 21st Feb, 2015 at 4:35pm
By: Nick Loveday
Activities at Bruntingthorpe Airfield 2014 - Cold War Jets
For those interested I have copied the visitors' note giving details of the Bruntingthorpe Open Days 2014. You can find more on the website:
www.bruntingthorpeaviation.com
In addition to the...

Started 18th Dec, 2013 at 12:42pm by Dave Lowry
0 4,822 Last Post 18th Dec, 2013 at 12:42pm
By: Dave Lowry
Battle of Britain Bunker, RAF Uxbridge
The Battle of Britain Bunker will be opening again at weekends for visitors to turn up without pre-booking, from Saturday 25 April until the end of August 2014 (not including Saturday 14 June and the ...

Started 3rd Apr, 2014 at 3:53pm by Nick Loveday
0 3,172 Last Post 3rd Apr, 2014 at 3:53pm
By: Nick Loveday
TG12 and FC/ABM Specialisation Reunion, 1st August 2015 in Lincoln
TG12 and FC/ABM Specialisation Reunion, 1st August 2015, The Forum, Wetherspoons in Lincoln.
Join the RAF TG12 Aerospace System Operators Facebook page for more details!
https://www.facebook...

Started 1st Apr, 2015 at 9:28pm by Nick Loveday
0 1,398 Last Post 1st Apr, 2015 at 9:28pm
By: Nick Loveday
Bentley Priory Museum Opening Times - January 2014
Bentley Priory Museum will be open for general visitors on Mondays and Wednesdays in January.  It will also be open on Saturday January 18th.
The opening hours are 10.00 to 17.00.   
Further...

Started 6th Jan, 2014 at 8:20pm by Nick Loveday
0 1,389 Last Post 6th Jan, 2014 at 8:20pm
By: Nick Loveday
Bawdsey Radar Trust
The 2015 Bawdsey Radar Trust Newsletter can be found here: http://www.raffca.org.uk/cms/uploads/docs/BawdseyRadar/2015Newsletter.pdf
If you would like to become a Friend of Bawdsey Radar the sub...

Started 26th Mar, 2015 at 1:36pm by Nick Loveday
0 632 Last Post 26th Mar, 2015 at 1:36pm
By: Nick Loveday
Air Defence Radar Museum now in Private Ownership
RADAR MUSEUM IN PRIVATE OWNERSHIP  Smiley Cheesy
The hugely successful RAF Air Defence Radar Museum celebrates a significant milestone in its’ history today after ownership of the site is transferred to ...

Started 9th Aug, 2012 at 9:15am by Nick Loveday
0 2,162 Last Post 9th Aug, 2012 at 9:15am
By: Nick Loveday
Lookout Magazine - 75th Anniversary of the Specialisation
Read all about RAF Boulmer in the latest edition of Lookout Magazine .....
.....and specifically the 75th Anniversary of the Fighter Control Specialisation on pages 14 and 15..... Cool
https:...

Started 1st Apr, 2015 at 7:08pm by Nick Loveday
0 555 Last Post 1st Apr, 2015 at 7:08pm
By: Nick Loveday
RAF Neatishead Reunion - 3 May 2014
There are plans to have an RAF Neatishead Reunion on 3 May 2014.
Interested?  You need to join the RAF Neatishead Facebook Group to access all the details:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/2...

Started 2nd Nov, 2013 at 8:22pm by Nick Loveday
0 2,359 Last Post 2nd Nov, 2013 at 8:22pm
By: Nick Loveday
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