RAF stained glass window at Scampton Church

The Ministry of Defence have announced that they intend to decommission RAF Scampton in 2022. Whether this happens or not, a project to commission a stunning RAF stained glass window at Scampton Church to mark 100 years’ relationship between RAF Scampton and Scampton Church (1918 – 2018), and thereby also create a lasting memory to all who served in squadrons at the base, both in peacetime, during the two world wars and the cold war, is now up and running. RAF and aviation organisations have agreed to be non-funding community…

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408 Helicopter Squadron readies for Iraq mission

CH-146 Griffon from 408 Tactical Helicopter Squadron kicks up dust at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, located in the Mojave Desert in California, during Exercise Striking Bat. The squadron is practicing flying operations and helicopter maintenance in an austere and challenging desert environment, similar to what they will face during their upcoming deployment to Iraq. Photo: Corporal Desiree T. Bourdon, DND RCAF Members of the Royal Canadian Air Force’s 408 Tactical Helicopter Squadron, from Edmonton, Alberta, are completing their training for an upcoming deployment to Iraq. Operating…

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