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Enjoy lunch in the Refuel Restaurant with views overlooking the airfield. The Citroen Van in the National Cold War Exhibition is ideal for morning coffee and a cake.
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When you need to refuel during your visit why not visit the Wessex Café in Historic Hangars? At this eatery you will find a variety of delicious home-made offerings to suit all tastes and pockets
The Royal Air Force Museum Shop has a gift for everyone one from pocket money toys to specialist aviation gifts.
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Lancaster Membership has been designed for people that wish to support the Museum from afar
Lightning Membership has been designed for people that wish to visit the Museum regularly
RADAR Magazine is a thrice yearly publication of the RAF Museum, bringing you access behind-the-scene
Two of our Trustees set out on an epic walk-a-thon in aid of the RAF Museum Centenary Programme.
Join the RAF Museum as a volunteer and create a unique experience for yourself and our visitors. Bring your enthusiasm, knowledge and skills or try something new.
Without you assistance we would not be able to care for our collections, read our varied audiences or share our objects with a world wide audience.
If you have any questions about supporting the RAF Museum, here you can find out how to contact our Fundraising Department.
The Royal Air Force Museum American Foundation ensures that the shared aviation heritage of the USA and the UK is kept alive in the memories of our two great nations.
Pupils destined for fast jets face the longest training period of the three streams on offer. By the time they reach an Operational Conversion Unit they will have completed a minimum of 300 hours flying training. 120 of these are spent on basic fast jet training at 1 Flying Training School, RAF Linton-on-Ouse, flying the Shorts Tucano.
Successful students then pass to 4 Flying Training School at RAF Valley where they fly the BAe Hawk trainer. Here pupils learn to become self-reliant because unlike rotary wing and multi-engine pilots, fast jet pilots are not part of a crew. Most fly solo and must be responsible for making decisions alone.
The course consists of ground school instruction, conversion to the BAe Hawk aircraft, tactics and weaponry training. Again, flight simulation forms a vital element of instruction by placing pupils into realistic virtual combat situations.
Those students who pass the course are awarded their Pilot's Wings and most will progress to conversion on front-line types such as the Panavia Tornado GR.4 and the Eurofighter Typhoon F.2.
Pupils fly 120 hours on the Shorts Tucano to develop skills including:
The Tucano is used because its handling is similar to that of a jet, despite it being a propeller-driven aircraft.
Tactics and weaponry:
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