Wing Staff Biographies

OC Wing: Wing Commander N Dickinson


  • Joined the ATC in 1973 at 1260 (Newark & District) Sqn, then part of East Midlands Wing.
  • Progressed through the Cadet NCO rank structure reaching CWO.
  • Commenced adult service on appointment to Warrant Officer in 1982.
  • Commissioned as an Officer in the RAFVRT in 1985, remaining at 1260 Sqn fulfilling roles as Adjutant and Training Officer.
  • Promoted to Flight Lieutenant & appointed Officer Commanding 504 (West Nottingham) Squadron in 1987.
  • Appointed Wing Staff Officer at HQ East Midlands Wing in 1994 covering Adventure Training and Staff Training roles.
  • Appointed Wing Staff Officer at HQ South & East Midlands Wing on restructuring of the organisation in 1999 covering Cadet and Staff development training and Health and Safety roles.
  • Promoted to Squadron Leader in 2002.
  • Promoted to Wing Commander and appointed Officer Commanding South and East Midlands Wing in 2005.