The Earl of Wessex attended The Air Combat Power Day at RAF Waddington, Lincolnshire in his position as Honorary Air Commodore.
His Royal Highness was given a tour of a surveillance reconnaissance aircraft and learnt about the plane’s special data collation equipment and image analysis abilities.
His Royal Highness watched a display by the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, flown by a current RAF Aircrew. The Flight’s mission is to maintain Britain’s national heritage and commemorate those who have fallen in the service of this country.
Later, The Earl of Wessex took a closer look at some military planes. His Royal Highness met with crew members and engineers to learn about their vital roles in maintaining and running RAF planes.