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British Military Aviation in 1992

14 January
The first female pilot is selected for fast jet training, when Flight Lieutenant Sally Cox, joins No.128 Course, No.2 Tactical Weapons Unit at RAF Chivenor.

3 July - 3 January 1996
Operation Cheshire: Lockheed Hercules of the Lyneham Wing participate in the airlift of humanitarian supplies into Sarajevo in Bosnia.

16 October
The first female Royal Air Force helicopter pilot, Flight Lieutenant Nicky Smith, graduates from No.89 Course, No.2 Flying Training School at RAF Shawbury. Flight Lieutenant Smith is a recipient of the Blackwood Trophy.

October
RAF Regiment officers are deployed to Cambodia as observers for the United Nations Transitional Authority.

1 November
No.38 Group is reformed within RAF Strike Command.

6 November
Air Chief Marshal Sir Michael Graydon is appointed Chief of the Air Staff.

12 December
Royal Air Force (RAF) participation in the United Nations-sponsored air effort to aid Somalia, Operation Vigour, commences. During the operation, more than five million pounds of freight are delivered from Mombassa in Kenya.

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