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CHARITABLE APPEAL PART 1 REPORT ON NEPAL VISIT – 14 DEC TO 29 DEC 2017 On behalf of the Taking Football to Africa and Beyond Charitable Appeal a team of 12 people travelled to Nepal on 14th December 2017 to […]


Here we are, a new year with new intentions for our huge list of New Year’s resolutions. So how about trying something new that anyone can have a go at, will get you fit, you’ll meet new people and travel […]

Princes Risborough School (PRS) Awarded Grant from the Ministry of Defence Education Support Fund

Princes Risborough School recently welcomed Group Captain Rob Woods, the Royal Air Force High Wycombe Station Commander, to assist in opening a Ministry of Defence funded (MOD) project. The Ministry of Defence Education Support Fund was created to assist publicly […]


A former air traffic controller has reignited her links to the Royal Air Force by setting up a new company which is supporting the RAF Benevolent Fund. After a career in the Royal Air Force spanning 30 years, the last […]

Welcome to the Ultimate Team Sport

On a bright autumn morning, as the mist lifts from the River Thames, and our coxless four zips effortlessly away from the bank, you pinch yourself as you remember how lucky the RAF community is to enjoy the Central Fund […]

RAF High Wycombe Wings Appeal

On Friday 8th September 2017, seven members of the High Wycombe RAFA Committee braved the rain to support the Wings Appeal Collection in the City of London.  An early start at 05:15 saw the team safely into London to the […]

A Lifetime in Aviation: The Flying Life Of A.J.L. ‘Bill’ Hickox – Part 1 – Wartime Flying

If the name “Johnny Head-in-Air” from the poem in the wartime film ‘The Way to the Stars’ could be applied to anyone, then it could certainly be applied to my Uncle John, as I used to call him. Of course, […]

RAF Music Festival

On Thursday 13th July, the British weather held out and the sun shone (a bit), for this year’s RAF High Wycombe Music Festival, organised by volunteers from the Station and attended by nearly 400 Station staff and their families.  Held […]

Girls on a Mission

Adolescents’, and particularly young women’s, participation in sport is less than optimal, and it appears that the age that young women are dropping out of sport and physical activity is getting lower. To try and promote a healthier lifestyle, Bucks […]

Bucks Broncos RFC

Station Rugby is back with a bang and winning silverware once again.  Two years ago, RAF High Wycombe, RAF Northolt and RAF Halton combined to form the Bucks Broncos. The teams were all struggling to field enough players to allow […]

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