The Queen, Honorary Air Commodore, today visited Royal Air Force Marham, King’s Lynn, and was received this morning at the Integrated Learning Centre by the Station Commander (Group Captain James Beck). Her Majesty was received with a Royal Salute and inspected the Guard of Honour.
The Queen moved into the Integrated Learning Centre and met current and former Officers Commanding the Centre, and Station personnel.
Her Majesty received a demonstration of virtual training in the Air System Maintenance Trainer Classroom and viewed demonstrations of a canopy change, a weapons load and engine maintenance in the Integrated Learning Centre Hangar.
The Queen observed the vertical landing of an F-35B Lightning stealth fighter jet and drove past landed aircraft on a runway.
Her Majesty this afternoon attended a Reception in the Warrant Officers’ and Sergeants’ Mess, and was subsequently entertained to Luncheon in the Officers’ Mess by the Station Commander.
The Lord Bethell (Lord-in-Waiting) was present at Heathrow Airport London this morning upon the Arrival of The Sultan of Brunei Darussalam and welcomed His Majesty on behalf of The Queen.
St James’s Palace
The Princess Royal, Perpetual Master, the Worshipful Company of Saddlers, this afternoon attended the National Saddle and Bridle Competition, Saddlers’ Hall, 40 Gutter Lane, London EC2.
Her Royal Highness, Master, the Corporation of Trinity House, this evening attended the United Kingdom Chamber of Shipping Annual Dinner at London Hilton on Park Lane, 22 Park Lane, London W1, and was received by Vice-Admiral Sir Adrian Johns (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London).