How I got where I am today
- Airborne Early warning finalists evaluation. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;9/29/86, Vol. 125 Issue 13, p24
The British Ministry of Defense selected GEC Avionics Nimrod AEW MK.3 and the Boeing E-3 Airborne Early Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft as finalists to provide an airborne early warning system to the British Royal Air Force (RAF). Britain and France will jointly evaluate the...
- Proximity of British Tornados allowed speedy deployment. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;10/1/1990, Vol. 133 Issue 14, p105
Covers the response of Great Britain's Royal Air Force No. 5 Squadron to Operation Desert Shield, which was quick partly because of the unit's proximity to the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. Equipment; Squadron makeup; Aircraft problems and maintenance.
- Britain to update Chinook helicopter fleet to cut operating costs, increase service life. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;12/17/1990, Vol. 133 Issue 25, p64
Summarizes the modernization program Britain's Royal Air Force fleet of 33 Boeing HC Mk. 1 Chinook helicopters will undergo. Boeing will bring the Chinooks up to new HC Mk. 2 standards which will reduce operating and support costs and increase reliability and maintainability.
- Britain's Royal Air Force. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;2/3/1992, Vol. 136 Issue 5, p14
States the Royal Air Force is accelerating its planned consolidation of bases and operations and now plans to close RAF Abingdon at the end of July, while airfield operations at RAF Kemble will cease on March 31, the date US Air Force flying stopsat the base. Britain's general reorganization of...
- Waltz of the fliers. Geier, Thom // U.S. News & World Report;4/22/96, Vol. 120 Issue 16, p20
Mentions that Britain's Air Chief Marshal Sir Michael Graydon, tired of monosyllabic grunts from young offices, has ordered all Royal Air Force cadets to take oral communication classes to boost social skills. He also has advised the cadets to take an eight-week dancing course.
- No accounting for taste. Keeley, Joe // Public Finance;11/18/95, p32
Presents a narrative regarding the author's experience as a member of a British Territorial Royal Air Force infantry regiment. Training.
- Coventry Opening for Classic Air Force. Eden, Paul E. // Aviation News;Apr2014, p18
The article offers information on the opening of the coventry of the Classic Air Force (CAF) at Newquay in Cornwall, England.
- UK's RAF to give up nuclear role. // Naval Aviation News;Jul/Aug95, Vol. 77 Issue 5, p6
Reports on Great Britain's announcement that the Royal Air Force will give up its nuclear role.
- RAF regiment to test Rapier 2000 in Germany. Shifrin, Carole A. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;1/30/1995, Vol. 142 Issue 5, p51
Informs of a decision by the Royal Air Force (RAF) of Britain, to ship the British Aerospace Rapier 2000 air defense system to Germany for a trial with an RAF Regiment squadron. Components of the defense system; Details of the proposed trial of the defense system.