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Tag Archives: RAF
70th Anniversary of the LG Groves Memorial Awards
The LG Groves Awards were set up in September 1946 in memory of Sergeant Louis Grimble Groves who died on 10 September 1945. Before the modern technology or satellites that we use today, weather data needed to be collected in … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged Air Safety, aviation, julia slingo, LG Groves, Meteorology, RAF, Royal Air Force, Sergeant Louis Grimble Groves Comments Off on 70th Anniversary of the LG Groves Memorial Awards
Met Office forecaster supports troops with more than just the forecast
Met Office Weather Forecaster and RAF Reservist, Sqn Ldr Ken Horn made 902 Expeditionary Air Wing history today by cycling a massive 1900km during his three month tour of duty in the Middle East. The 54 year old Meteorologist, who is often … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged Afghanistan, defence, Met Office, MMU, RAF, weather forecast Comments Off on Met Office forecaster supports troops with more than just the forecast