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352nd Special Operations Wing Stands Up

The 7th Special Operations Squadron, which forms part of the 352nd Special Operations Wing, based at RAF Mildenhall in Suffolk has been undergoing several changes over the past 12 months, in line with an increase in capabilities and duties for the 352ndSOW as a whole. Duncan Monk and Ben Montgomery summarise the changes and realignment [...]

By | June 1st, 2015|News|0 Comments

Lakenheath A-10 Deployment – update

The A-10s from the 354th EFS (Expeditionary Fighter Squadron), 355th FW, based at David-Monthan AFB are the first of several planned theatre security package deployments to Europe under the operation name “Atlantic Resolve”. David Mackey gives an update on their time within the UK during a short deployment at RAF Lakenheath. Rotations will generally last [...]

By | April 4th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Atlantic Resolve A-10s at Lakenheath

Four years after their last appearance in the United Kingdom, the fearsome A-10C Thunderbolt II has returned at RAF Lakenheath. Operated as a Theatre Security Package under Operation Atlantic Resolve, the aircraft are deployed at Spangdahlem AB in Germany – but paying a visit to Lakenheath, as David Mackey reports. On the 12th of February [...]

By | March 14th, 2015|News|1 Comment

Sea Vixen Homecoming

On Tuesday 16th September 2014 de Havilland Sea Vixen XP924 (G-CVIX), nicknamed ‘Foxy Lady’, was gifted to the Fly Navy Heritage Trust at a ceremony at RNAS Yeovilton in the presence of dignitaries, veterans and guests.  Richard Freail was there on behalf of AeroResource. At approximately 3.30pm on Tuesday afternoon £1 changed hands and with [...]

By | September 21st, 2014|News|0 Comments