On the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain a special day of events was hosted at RAF Waddington, the home of the RAF’s intelligence gathering assets, showcasing how the RAF are ready to meet the challenges of today, and the emerging threats of tomorrow.
Today (19 Mar), the Chief of the Air Staff recorded a video message thanking the Royal Air Force for their hard work in these difficult times, and for the support of their families and loved ones. He also expressed his pride in the Royal Air Force’s support to the Nation at times like this.
A state-of-the-art training facility has been formally named at RAF Shawbury by the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Wigston CBE ADC. The building was named in honour of The Duke of Cambridge, who completed advanced flying training at the Defence Helicopter Flying School and was awarded his aircrew flying badge in January 2010.