RAF Odiham Official @rafodiham
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The Official Instagram for Royal Air Force Odiham. Home of the UK Chinook Force. #rafodiham
177 Posts
11k Followers
112 Following
The Official Instagram for Royal Air Force Odiham. Home of the UK Chinook Force. #rafodiham
Last week 27 Sqn spent time in the South West undertaking low level flying, moving Royal Marines around Dartmoor as well as a 2 wheel landing on one of the many Tors in Dartmoor... Images taken by Cpl Rob Travis #CdrJHC #DComdJHC #RAF #RAFOdiham #helicopter #chinook #supporthelicopter #mk5 #boeing #aviation #military #tor #dartmoor #royalmarines #2wheellanding #skill
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Eariler this week the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stephen Hillier visited RAF Odiham. The aim of his visit was to meet Station Personnel and see the day to day delivery of the Station. Photos by Sgt Andy Benson & SAC Pippa Fowles #cas #chiefoftheairstaff #chinook #raf#rafam #visit #military #aviation #theboss #royalairforce #raf #odiham #meetthepeople #station #personnel #armedforces #officer #airman #airwoman #aircrew #pilot
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2 Gazelle Helicopters from the French 3rd Régiment d’Hélicoptères de Combat are seen here with a Mk5 RAF Chinook from 18(B) Sqn during the flying element of Exercise IRON PYTHON. The formation sortie included low level elements and a Forward Arming and Refuelling Point (FARP) before they returned to RAF Odiham... Photographs by Cpl Rob Travis . #chinook #gazelle #royalairforce #armeedelair #formation #interoperability #boeing #lowlevel #mk5 #aviation #helicopter #military #canon #canon5dmarkiii #exercise #france #allies
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Earlier today personnel from RAF Odiham paid their respects to those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice by parading in Odiham Village. #LestWeForget #Remembrance #odiham #poppy #royalairforce #rafodiham #odihamvillage #serviceofremembrance #parade
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On Wednesday 7th November the Stn came together at the Support Helicopter Memorial to remember the 99 personnel that have lost their lives whilst in support of the Support Helicopter Force during the Annual Service of Remembrance. During the service, lead by Sqn Ldr (Padre) Martin Sheldon, the Stn Cdr, Gp Capt Lee Turner laid a wreath on behalf of Stn personnel whilst all 99 names were read out. The service was followed by the unveiling of the ‘Battle’s Over’ Mural. This mural was completed by the street artist My Dog Sighs as part of RAF Odiham’s RAF 100 celebrations; it’s aim being to commemorate, celebrate and inspire. #rafodiham #chinook #remembrance #poppy #remember #supporthelicopterforce #lestweforget #royalairforce #odiham #neverforgotten
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Tonight RAF Odiham hosted its annual bonfire night for Station Personnel and their families. Photo: Sgt Andy Benson #bonfire #bonfirenight #chinook #rafodiham #royalairforce #fireworks #boeing #helicopter
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A Royal Air Force Chinook, operated by 27 Squadron Royal Air Force, flies during 'pairs' formation training during Exercise Saif Sareea 3 in Oman. Chinook helicopters of No. 27 Squadron, from Royal Air Force Odiham, have been participating on Exercise Saif Sareea 3 in Oman. Aircrew, Engineers and support staff from the Squadron have been working from both Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO) Musannah in the north of the country, and Duqm International Airport in the south of the country, in a bilateral training exercise that see's over 5,000 UK personnel train alongside over 60,000 troops from The Sultan of Oman's Armed Forces. During the exercise the aircraft have been training in a variety of roles, moving 40 Commando Royal Marines and Omani troops, as well as deck landings on the Royal Navy's HMS Albion in the Indian Ocean. 27 Squadron have utilised the exercise to carry out vital environmental training for pilots and aircrew, and the support staff accompanying the aircraft. Photos: Cpl Nick Egan Photo ACSSU #chinook #royalairforce #oman #saifsareea3 #27sqn #desert #heavylift #helicopters #exercise #military #aviation #hmforces #armedforces #omanarmedforces #heat #cooperation #boeing
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RAF Odiham's Boxing Show. Last night RAF Odiham hosted a Boxing Night with the Royal Air Force Boxing Association Boxers from RAF Odiham and other RAF Stations facing Boxers from 32 Engineer Regiment Berinsfield Amateur Boxing Club and Royal Navy & Royal Marines Boxing. The Royal Air Force Boxers were the overall winners on the night winning 5 of the 9 fights. #rafboxing #boxing #royalairforce #britisharmy #royalnavy #royalmarines #rafodiham #punch #sport #militarysports #miltary #armedforces #britishmilitary
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