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RAF Leeming FAMILIES DAY 2021

Due to the ongoing Global pandemic the 2020 event was cancelled so effectively, the 2021 event was 18 months in the making, and even then, it was still down to the wire… “Build it and they will come”… so I […]

Catching up with RAF LEEMING SADDLE CLUB

UNDER THE SPOTLIGHT: SAC Holly Croall – RAF Leeming Saddle Club Events Manager Holly has been an inspiration to us all. Joining the RAF Leeming Saddle Club in Jan 2019, Holly has racked up an impressive CV. She became Events […]

WW2 SHORT STIRLING BOMBER GEARBOX COMES TO REST AT RAF LEEMING

News from the RAF Leeming Historical Training Facility

HAPPY 80TH ANNIVERSARY TO RAF LEEMING!

To celebrate the 80th Anniversary of RAF Leeming, and to herald another magnificent 80 years, 4 riders and 2 support crew from RAF Leeming cycled between Morecambe and Bridlington between 19-22 July. This is the well-known coast-to-coast route ‘The Way […]

Exercise AGILE LIBERTY

It’s been an action-packed time at RAF Leeming recently, hosting the 493rd Fighter Squadron (FS) of the 48th Fighter Wing from RAF Lakenheath, Suffolk. The United States Air Force Squadron deployed to North Yorkshire with ten of its F-15C/D Eagles […]

The RAF Leeming Saddle Club are delighted to welcome a new ‘neighhhbour’…

The RAF Equitation Association (RAFEA) Chair, Sqn Ldr Haley Norris who has recently been posted to RAF Leeming to see out her Resettlement and continue as a dependent. Haley has long been involved in RAF Equitation; she competes in all […]

609 SQN PRE-FT TRAINING WEEKEND

Over the weekend of the 13-14 Feb 21, Troops from A Flight 609 Sqn took part in a pre-promotion course training exercise on a frozen Catterick Training Area. Like their regular counterparts, Reserve RAF Regiment Commanders have to attend and […]

YOU CAN’T CONTROL THE WEATHER…

For any Air Traffic Control Sqn, arriving to an airfield covered in snow will always provide a day jam-packed with challenges. Until the first controller arrives and completes an Airfield Inspection, the state of the runway and manoeuvring area will […]

ENABLING THE SOUND OF FREEDOM!

CATCHING UP WITH MECHANICAL TRANSPORT FLIGHT – OPERATION BLACKTOP HAVE YOU EVER WONDERED HOW OUR AIRCRAFT ARE ABLE TO FLY WHEN ITS ICY AND SNOWING?Over recent months RAF Leeming has experienced numerous snow and extremely cold days, which brings complex […]