OC 617 Squadron First Flight in F-35B

The new Officer Commanding Number 617 Squadron, Wing Commander John Butcher, has taken his first flight in an F-35B Lightning, the UK’s new multi-role stealth combat aircraft… More information

The Dambusters in 2016: From Lancaster to Lightning

F35 DambustersIt was a Squadron born in battle, created for to carry out one of the most daring raids of World War II. Now the ‘Dambusters’ will once again fly at the forefront of aviation technology as they prepare to become Britain’s first F-35B… More information

Farewell to RAF’s 12 (B) Sqn and 617 Sqn

The RA617SQNF’s Number 12 (Bomber) Squadron and 617 Squadron (the Dambusters) have bid farewell to active service with a disbandment parade at RAF Lossiemouth, performing their final salute in front of His Royal Highness… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

RAF 617 Sqn ‘The Dambusters’ are home

DAMBUSTERSAfter flying their final mission in Afghanistan, 71 years after carrying out one of the most daring raids of World War II, the RAF ‘Dambusters’ Sqn has returned to RAF Lossiemouth. Flt Lt Mo Abdallah said: “It’s great to be home, the… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

II (AC) Sqn takes over from 617 “Dambusters” in Afghanistan

617The RAF’s II (Army Cooperation) Sqn have taken over from 617 “The Dambusters” Sqn to provide Tornado GR4 fast jet air power as part of 83 Expeditionary Air Group support to Coalition Forces in… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

The Dambusters final flight

DAMBUSTERSIt was born in battle, created to carry out one of the most daring raids of World War II. Now, more than 70 years later, the RAF Squadron known as ‘The Dambusters’ have flown their final mission. OC 617 Sqn, Wg Cdr David Arthurton will… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Compare and contrast – 617 Sqn RAF

TYPHOONThe Daily Mirror has published a feature on the ‘The Dambusters’, 617 Sqn and compares the famous Second World War squadron with its modern counterparts in Afghanistan… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

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