21 hours ago · No. 2 Flying Training School and No. 6 Flying Training School do not have a front-line training responsibility – their job is to group the University Air Squadrons and the Volunteer Gliding Squadrons together. The commanding officer of No. 2 FTS holds the only full-time flying appointment for a Group Captain in the RAF, and is a reservist.
21 hours ago · Fighter pilot training school were equipped with Alpha Jet. This school has been moved to BA 709 in 2020. DA 273 Romorantin air detachment. Logistic unit. BA 106 Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport. Transport support base for the air staff. BA 115 Orange-Caritat Air Base. Air defence 28× Mirage 2000C and 6× Mirage 2000B-S5. BA 118 Mont-de-Marsan Air Base.
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21 hours ago · The equivalent model for export to the UK is the C-130K, known by the Royal Air Force (RAF) as the Hercules C.1. The C-130H-30 ( Hercules C.3 in RAF service) is a stretched version of the original Hercules, achieved by inserting a 100 in (2.54 m) plug aft of the cockpit and an 80 in (2.03 m) plug at the rear of the fuselage.
21 hours ago · List of Air Ministry specifications. This is a partial list of the British Air Ministry (AM) specifications for aircraft. A specification stemmed from an Operational Requirement, abbreviated "OR", describing what the aircraft would be used for. This in turn led to the specification itself, e.g. a two-engined fighter with four machine guns.
Dec 05, 2021 · Closed: 6 July 1998. Operator: Civil Aviation Department. Location: Kowloon, Hong Kong. Elevation AMSL: 9 m / 30 ft. Coordinates: 22°19′43″N 114°11′39″E. Kai Tak Airport was the international airport of Hong Kong from 25 th January, 1925 until 6 th July, 1998 (1997 as British Hong Kong). Officially known as Hong Kong International ...