All posts tagged RAF

PUMA FORCE TURNS ORANGE

In June, 33 Squadron deployed to Orange Caritat Air Force Base, France, to support the French Armée de l’Air Rotary Wing Mission Commanders’ Course. The course was designed to qualify French helicopter pilots as Mission Commanders and, as a valued […]

PUMA EX MOJAVE DASH – VEGAS

After successfully completing Environmental Training at Naval Air Facility El Centro, Puma Force personnel deployed to Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. Ex MOJAVE DASH provides pre-deployment training to hone tactical skills alongside the US Air Force 66th Rescue Squadron. Whilst […]

MACR RUFFLES 9000HRS

MACR RUFFLES EXCEEDS 9000 FLYING HOURS. Master Aircrew Ruffles reached a staggering 9000 flying hours whilst on Operations in Mali. MAcr Ruffles was deployed as a Crewman Instructor with 1310 Flight when he logged his 9000th flying hour. Passing this […]

“WHAT IS A MAOT?”

Joint Helicopter Support Squadron (JHSS) is a highly deployable unit with a specialised skill set in Helicopter Handling (HH). These skills are utilised within the UK and throughout the world on numerous operations and exercises where support from the Joint […]

CHINOOK’S 40th ANNIVERSARY TAIL ART

This year, Chinook Force is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Chinook helicopter entering RAF Service with a commemorative new tail art. The newly painted Chinook celebrated its new look, departing from RAF Odiham, home of the Chinook Force, flying […]