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Blades Netball Club

The Blades have been busy participating in League games and training so far in 2018 with some good results in all three adult teams as well as our Junior team. Training on Thursday’s have been going really well too, with […]

Lynx Flies off into Retirement

A formation of Lynx helicopters made a flying visit to Wattisham Flying Station on Tuesday 16 Jan 18 to mark the end of the aircraft’s distinguished 40-year career with the British Army. Lynx helicopters were a frequent presence in the Suffolk […]

Exercise White Knight 34

We were heading for Verbier, a small village located high in the Swiss Alps.  The hope was that the journey would be relatively painless, and to our great surprise it was.  We took the ferry across to Calais and drove […]

Exercise Supreme Glacier 2017

2017 was an extremely busy year for 4 Regiment Army Air Corps Workshop. Our tradesmen deployed in support of the flying squadrons on exercises in Scotland, throughout the south of England, Germany and Cyprus. The Workshop also deployed on-board several […]

Ex Nordic Talon 2017-18

I had always wondered why you would want to bypass the perfectly serviceable ski-lifts to get you up to the slopes. Having skied from a young age, and competed in two seasons of EX SPARTAN HIKE as an alpine skier I […]

The Essex and Suffolk Hunt Visit Wattisham

The Essex and Suffolk Hunt with foxhounds undertook their annual visit to Wattisham on Saturday 11 November 2017.  After gathering at the front of the Officers’ Mess for refreshment, at 1100 hrs The Master of the Hunt, James Buckle called […]

Ex Titan Archer

Ex TITAN ARCHER was a back-to-basics exercise conducted by 664 Sqn on Salisbury Plain, predominantly aimed at Ground Support Flight (GSF) training. The exercise was conducted over 4 days where the ground crew were thoroughly put through their paces. Rapid […]

The Panto Bus Comes To Town

On Friday 1st December, British Forces Foundation (BFF) sent The Panto Bus to Wattisham Flying Station for the production of Sleeping Beauty. BFF prides itself on delivering top quality entertainment for the Armed Forces and they did not disappoint the […]

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