Author: Clare Trendell

On Friday 28th May 2021, Dr Caroline Johnson MP for Sleaford and North Hykeham visited Affinity Flying Training Services based at RAFC Cranwell. Affinity is responsible for delivering the fixed-wing training aircraft for the UK MOD’s Military Flying Training System programme (MFTS). Affinity has three UK...

At Affinity we believe in supporting our local communities, and after a turbulent year we know how important it is to support those in need. Each year we ask our employees to nominate a charity that means something to them and is close to their...

This year commemorates and celebrates the centenary of No 3 Flying Training School (3FTS) at RAFC Cranwell and in its honour a portrait has been commissioned by aviation artist Ronald Wong named ‘100 Years – Duty Carried out’. The painting aims to capture the essence of...

Today Affinity celebrate 5 years in operation. In February 2016,  Affinity and the MOD signed the Fixed Wing Training Package Contract in support of the UK Military Flying Training System (UKMFTS). We had an ambitious goal of delivering all aircraft by November 2018, and with...

This year has been a difficult one for us all, but for some it has been made even more difficult due to limited access to local food banks, support groups and community help. There have been lots of amazing volunteering groups who have gone out...

Fantastic to see the four Texan T1 aircraft land at RAF Valley this morning. The four Texan T1 basic training aircraft have arrived at their new home RAF Valley. The additional aircraft reflect an expansion of the capacity of the UK Military Flying Training System...

At the end of June, our teams took part in the Big Brew Up to raise money for SSAFA as part of Armed Forces Week. SSAFA are the Armed Forces charity which has been providing lifelong support to our Forces and their families since 1885....

To celebrate International Women in Engineering Day on the 23rd June, we spoke to two of our female colleagues at Cranwell who are part of the Engineering and Operations team at Affinity Flying Services. Louise, one of our Shift leader/Aircraft technicians leads a team of approx....