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End of an Era and a look to the Future

End of an Era and a look to the Future

July marked the end of an era as the last Royal Air Force Merlin squadron handed over to the Royal Navy. After almost 17 years, 28 (Army Cooperation) Squadron handed the final Merlin helicopters to 845 Naval Air Squadron to […]

75 Years on and still securing the skies

75 Years on and still securing the skies

RAF personnel from across Kabul celebrate the successes of the Battle of Britain. Eighty RAF personnel joined together at the TORAL Aviation Detachment (TAD) on the 15 September to remember and celebrate the efforts and success of the Battle of […]

Armed Forces Day - Commando style

Armed Forces Day – Commando style

Merlin Mk3 aircraft from 846 Naval Air Squadron of the Commando Helicopter Force wowed the crowds at the National Armed Forces Day event at Stoke Park, Guildford in June this year. In front of HRH The Duke of York, The […]

An Update Wildcat Transition LZDZ Magazine

An Update Wildcat Transition

The point at where the Army Wildcat transition is now (compared to it’s early days three years ago) is a massive achievement. The new building on the North side of RNAS Yeovilton, boasts superb planning, briefing and office facilities within […]

Welfare Facilities Equipped to Entertain High-readiness Troops LZDZ Magazine

Welfare Facilities Equipped to Entertain High-readiness Troops

New welfare facilities have been opened up for Royal Logistic Corps (RLC) troops based at Merville Barracks in Colchester. The airborne logistics specialists from 13 Air Assault Support Regiment (13 AASR) RLC opened their new recreation room on Thursday (11th […]

Army Band Music

New sound of Army music takes off

A band at the forefront of the new sound of Army music is settling into a different rhythm ahead of a busy summer schedule. The Band of The Army Air Corps has moved to Colchester to reform as a rock […]

Message from the Commander (Issue 3, 2013)

Welcome to the autumn edition of LZDZ. In a characteristically assured burst of final editorship before leaving us on posting, Sqn Ldr Tom Draper has produced his best edition yet of our esteemed journal. The sheer diversity of activity in […]

Stop Press

As this issue goes to print there have been significant milestones for JHC’s fleet of aircraft: Puma Mk2 has received a limited Release To Service (RTS) which has enabled flying training to begin with the Puma Force at RAF Benson. […]

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