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2014 Annual Reunion Dinner The 2014 Annual Reunion Dinner was held in the RAF Club on Saturday 18 October. Group Captain Neil Meadows was Guest of Honour. Click here to read his presentation about his time in command of 208 Squadron from 201 to 2003.
Dr David Styles - In Memoriam A Service celebrating the life of Dr David Styles, who died suddenly on 5 January 2015, was held at
Saint John the Baptist Church, Belton on Monday 19 January 2015. Obituary.
Wing Commander Kidd Takes Command. On 1 May 2015, Wing Commander Chris Kidd succeeded Wing Commander Nick Gatenby to become the 59th CO of the 59th CO of Naval Eight / 208 Squadron. Click Here to read about Wing Commander Kidd.
Exercise TARTAN SPHINX 208(R) Sqn has completed Ex Tartan Sphinx, a week long det to RAF Lossiemouth to complete low level tactical training as part of the simulated attack phase of the trainee fast jet pilots’ tactical weapons course. RAF Valley News Article.
Centenary Formation Due to it’s rarity and historic significance the Bristol Fighter is flown infrequently, but it’s modern day counterparts from 208 Sqn were fortunate to span a century of aviation history and fly their Hawks with the 100 year old fighter.
Final Graduation. Tac Wpns Cse 84, the final cse to be trained by 208(R) Sqn, graduated in style on 1 Apr 16. Fittingly, for a Sqn that began life as an RNAS unit, the last graduates were both naval officers. The Reviewing Officer was RAdm Keith Blount OBE.