Latest News from the Number 1 (Fighter) Squadron Association

Number 1 (Fighter) Squadron, update to the Assoc – May 2017

Number 1 (Fighter) Squadron, update to the Assoc – May 2017

16th May 2017

  To read the 1(Fighter) Squadron Association May 2017 Update please download it here.

Number 1 (Fighter) Squadron Assoc Strategy Update

Number 1 (Fighter) Squadron Assoc Strategy Update

12th May 2017

Number 1(Fighter) Squadron has a unique history and heritage that epitomises the professionalism, esprit-de-corps, courage and tenacity of the Royal Air Force. Throughout its long and distinguished history, Number 1 (Fighter) Squadron has been equipped with state-of-the art capability, operated and sustained by a...

1 (Fighter) Squadron Association Update November 2016

1 (Fighter) Squadron Association Update November 2016

24th February 2017

 To read the 1(Fighter) Squadron Association November 2016 Update please download it here

1 (F) Sqn features in Royal Air Force Review 2016 Article

1 (F) Sqn features in Royal Air Force Review 2016 Article

18th January 2016

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1 (F) Sqn features in Royal Air Force Battle of Britain Salute Article

1 (F) Sqn features in Royal Air Force Battle of Britain Salute Article

18th January 2016

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1 Sqn features in Combat Aircraft Article - March  2015

1 Sqn features in Combat Aircraft Article - March 2015

17th January 2016

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Number 1 (Fighter) Squadron dropping a Paveway 4 Bomb
Annual Update 2015

Annual Update 2015

15th January 2016

It has been a momentous year on 1(F) Squadron. We have settled well into life at RAF Lossiemouth, and are about to commence operations from our new Squadron building in the coming days. We are really looking forward to the opening weekend in September, when...

Officer Commanding 1(F) Squadron Handover

Officer Commanding 1(F) Squadron Handover

12th January 2015

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Number 1 (Fighter) Squadron commemorates its fallen at Stalag Luft 3 (the Great Escape)

Number 1 (Fighter) Squadron commemorates its fallen at Stalag Luft 3 (the Great Escape)

23rd May 2014

 1(F) SQN COMMEMORATES ITS FALLEN AT STALAG LUFT 3 (THE GREAT ESCAPE) Seventy years ago, 76 servicemen fled from the German Stalag Luft 3 camp through a long tunnel. Only three managed to reach safety and of the 73 recaptured, 50 were shot by Hitler’s notorious...

Paul Hopkins and the Motor Neurone Disease Association

Paul Hopkins and the Motor Neurone Disease Association

22nd May 2014

I joined the RAF with Paul Hopkins at the RAF College Cranwell in 1969. He was the outstanding pilot on our Entry and went on to become one of the first 1st tourist pilots to be trained onto the Harrier. His first tour was with...

Officer Commanding Number 1 (Fighter) Squadron yearly update and Aviation News Article

Officer Commanding Number 1 (Fighter) Squadron yearly update and Aviation News Article

21st May 2014

From: Wing Commander M R Flewin MA BEng (Hons) RAF   OFFICER COMMANDING 1(F) SQUADRON            1(FIGHTER) SQUADRON YEARLY UPDATE Given that it is just over a year since we proudly re-formed Number 1(Fighter) Squadron as an operational Typhoon Front Line unit, I thought it would be pertinent to give you...

The new Number 1(Fighter) Squadron Association President takes post

The new Number 1(Fighter) Squadron Association President takes post

24th April 2013

It is my very great pleasure to introduce myself as the new President of the No 1(Fighter) Squadron Association. My predecessor John Feesey has done an outstanding job at the helm the past few years, cultivating a vibrant organisation and a number of exciting new...

Number 1 (Fighter) Squadron Stand up Parade Takes place

Number 1 (Fighter) Squadron Stand up Parade Takes place

15th September 2012

1(F) Sqn Stand-up Parade was held at the RAF Leuchars Airshow on 15 Sep 2012 the exclusive pictures are featured below:  

1(F) Sqn Stand-Up Parade

1(F) Sqn Stand-Up Parade

23rd August 2012

 1(F) Sqn Stand-up Parade will be held at the RAF Leuchars Airshow on 15 Sep 12. Wg Cdr Mark Flewin, who is to become the new OC 1(F) Sqn, wishes to inform all former 1(F) Sqn personnel of this event. An area...

Official reforming stand up ceremony announced

Official reforming stand up ceremony announced

31st July 2012

 No 1 (F) Squadron will reform officially on Saturday 15 September 2012 at RAF Leuchars. The Squadron will be the fourth Typhoon squadron. The Stand-Up ceremony will form an important part of the RAF Leuchars Jubilee Airshow and the organisers have reserved...

Number 1 (Fighter) Squadron is to be reformed with Typhoons

Number 1 (Fighter) Squadron is to be reformed with Typhoons

23rd May 2012

It can now be officially announced that the oldest military air squadron in the world, Number 1 (Fighter) Squadron, will be reformed with the Typhoon FGR4 fighter aircraft. The announcement was made by Air Vice-Marshal John Feesey AFC the Squadron Association President, with the authority of...

No 1 (Fighter) Squadron Association Features on Anglia Television

No 1 (Fighter) Squadron Association Features on Anglia Television

14th May 2012

Central and Anglia Television broadcast to over 1 million people on Saturday the 12th of May 2012 of the Number 1 (Fighter) Squadron Museum and the Harrier Heritage Centre at RAF Wittering. You can view the broadcast here:  

Call any No 1 (Fighter) Squadron historians

Call any No 1 (Fighter) Squadron historians

9th January 2012

One of our members Mike Shaw is planning to update his book "Twice Vertical" and is looking for a squadron historian with particular knowledge of the Squadron from the 1980's. Please contact Mike at: mikeshaw208@gmail.com.

Number 1 (Fighter) Squadron Association gets tweeting!

Number 1 (Fighter) Squadron Association gets tweeting!

14th December 2011

A Twitter account has been set up for the Number 1 (Fighter) Squadron Association, it is: twitter.com/onefightersquad Twitter is an online social networking and microblogging service that enables its users to send and read text-based posts of up to 140 characters informally known as "tweets"....

Newsletter February 2011

Newsletter February 2011

22nd November 2011

2010 was a sad year for No. 1 (F) Squadron with the announcement of the disbandment of the Joint Force Harrier and of the Squadrons that formed it. The last Harrier flight took place on 15th December 2010 and took the form of a combined formation...

Number 1 (Fighter) Squadron Association launches its new website

Number 1 (Fighter) Squadron Association launches its new website

7th November 2011

A brand new website has been launched by Number 1 (Fighter) Squadron Association: www.1fsa.org This is part of a new strategic marketing plan by the Squadron Association and has been compiled with the help of new partners representing the best in the field, and constructed with...