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208 Squadron’s Final Flight. On Wed 13 Apr 16, 208 Sqn’s final Hawk T1 flight took place, paying homage to previous Hawk units and landmarks in Wales, the Nation 208 Sqn pilots have grown to love over the last 22 years. BBC News Website. Daily Post North Wales.
208 Squadron Plaque Unveiled AOC 22 (Trg) Gp, AVM Andrew Turner, unveiled a plaque to 208(R) Sqn during his visit to RAF Valley on 13 May 2016. A photo of the 100th Anniversary Hawks was also presented to ensure that the memory of the Squadron lives on.
Sid Jefford - In Memoriam. It is with great sadness that the Association announced the death of Sid Jefford, who passed away on Christmas Day 2016. He was a great colleague and a superb link to one of the most illustrious chapters of the Squadron’s history.
Exercise RED FLAG 1977. 3rd August 2017 marks the 40th Anniversary of the first participation in Exercise RED FLAG by any RAF squadron and, of course, 208 was that Squadron. Click HERE to read David Wilby’s recollections of the deployment.
RAF - 100th Anniversary. The celebrations of 100 years of the RAF also marked the 100th Anniversary of 208 Sqn, formed from Naval Eight Sqn at Teteghem, near Dunkirk on the Western Front on 1st April 2018. Click here to read a short history of 208 Squadron.
Little Memorial. On 27 May 2018, the Association Chairman, David T-Ryder, laid a wreath at a Ceremony of Remembrance, exactly 100 years to day that Flt Cdr Robert Little died from his wounds. Click HERE to read an article about the Ceremony.