Association News

Air Commodore Stewart Retires as Association Chairman
Air Cdre Stewart, having served as the Chairman of the 56(F) Squadron Association since 2008, has resigned as the Chair.   Air Cdre Stewart passed his thanks to all serving and past Squadron members, and to the supporters of the Squadron, who have ensured that the 56 Squadron nameplate lives on.  Air Cdre Stewart has agreed to become the 56(F) Squadron Association Representative for the Squadron's 100th Anniversary celebrations.  Wg Cdr A Lyle, Commanding Officer of 56(R) Squadron until June 2013, has been nominated as his replacement.

Association Summer Function 2014
The 56(F) Squadron Association summer function will take place over the period 6-7 June 2014 with an informal gathering on the evening of 6 June, followed by daytime activities 7 June and culminating in a formal dinner at the Dower Hall Hotel in Woodhall Spa on the evening of 7 June.  Flypast applications for the Battle of Britain Memorial flight have been submitted for the evening function.  Daytime activities being considered include golf, Kinema in the Woods, gliding, clay pigeon shooting and a visit to the the RAF Digby museum.


If you are a former member of 56 Squadron, you are most welcome to join the Association, especially as we look forward to the Squadron's centenary in 2016. Application Form.