On 9 Sep 83, six Buccaneers of 208 and 12 Sqns deployed to RAF Akrotiri as part of Operation PULSATOR to provide air support of British Forces in the Lebanon.
Operation PULSATOR -
35 Members and their guests attended the 2018 Reunion of the Naval Eight / 208 Squadron Association in the President’s Room at the RAF Club on Saturday 20 October 2018.
Wg Cdr Donald Perrens -
On New Year’s Day 2019, Wg Cdr Donald Perrens DSO, 208 Sqn’s most distinguished surviving officer, celebrated his 100th Birthday.
The Infamous Israeli Incident
7 January 2019 marks the 70th Anniversary of the infamous incident when 4 208 Sqn Spitfire Mk XVIIIs were shot down by Israeli forces.
Sid Jefford’s memoirs of his time on 208 Sqn during a large part of The Second World War constitute a wonderful collection of impressions and experiences as felt by a hardworking, humorous and genial ground crew engineer.
Click here to read a review of ‘Two/Six’ in the Association’s Bibliography, including where to purchase this remarkable account.
2019 Reunion Venue Announced
In order to attract more members to the Association’s Annual Reunions, the venue is moving this year from the RAF Club in London towards the Membership’s Centre of Gravity in the Midlands. The 2019 Reunion Dinner will take place in the Weldon Suite at the Grimscote Manor Hotel in Coleshill on Saturday 19 October 2019.