Callsigns

Waddington

5Sqn (Bombardier Sentinel R.1)

ASCOT 73##
SNAPSHOT
SNOOPER
ASTOR
RAVEN
SENTINEL
FIREBIRD
DERBY

8Sqn (Boeing E-3D Sentry AEW.1)

ASCOT70##
NATO 3#
SOLEX
SENTRY (Also used by RAF P8’s out of RAF Lossiemouth)

14Sqn (Beechcraft Shadow R.1)

ASCOT 74##
KNIGHT
MEDUSA
SERPENT
SNAKE
VANTAGE
WIDGET

The Squadron has a system of numbers after the callsign to signify the serial number of the aircraft:

46 is ZZ416
47 is ZZ417
48 is ZZ418
49 is ZZ419
54 is ZZ504

51Sqn (Boeing RC135W Airseeker/Rivet Joint)

ASCOT 72##
DRAGNET
GOOSE
BLACKSHEEP
MANDREL
ROOSTER