The squadron today on recent operations
What is the Squadron doing now?...This section of the website has been specifically compiled to reflect Number 1 (Fighter) Squadrons current operations since being reformed with the Typhoon’s, in order to update association members and the wider public.
The fundamental principles of a front line operational RAF squadron have remained the same since its formation but technology has developed incredibly over its history.
The images within “Operations” reflect the key elements of squadron life not just the flying photographs elsewhere on the site, you will see the ground engineers at work, aircraft carrying out ground maneuvers and taxing before takeoff and the aircraft landing, they provide an insight into almost “being there”.
Keep checking this section for regular updates on what the squadron had been doing, Wing Commander Flewin, Officer Commanding Number 1 (Fighter) Squadron is very committed to keeping the sites followers informed about the squadrons recent activities and current position.
End of “Eagle” augurs beginning of Combined Expeditionary Force.
Four RAF Typhoon aircraft from Number 1 (F) Squadron have flown from their base in Scotland to the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) airbase in Butterworth, Malaysia to take part in Exercise BERSAMA Shield.
Number 1(Fighter) Squadron Typhoons Exercise Their Close Air Support Skill Set Over the Malaysian Jungle on Exercise Bersama Shield
RED FLAG would put 1(F) Squadron through its paces as a swing-role unit against potent simulated air and surface threats.