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Cdt Radford – Carry outs Work Experience at RAF Boulmer

Article posted: Apr 19, 2012 by Sqn Ldr Wilson

My work experience at RAF Boulmer was by far the best experience I’ve ever had, gaining a hands on insight of the role and life of an Aerospace Battle Manager.

I was able to visit an underground bunker controlling the entire UK air space and its fighter pilots along with other aircraft. I was given the chance to command and direct my own simulated air to air battle with a hostile civilian aircraft and the well know Typhoon QRA squad.

I was even shown around and had a specialist engineer give a demonstration on how one of their main radars works.

Overall the work experience was a very valuable experience which will most definitely feature on my C.V.

Cdt Radford – 2418 (Sherwood) Sqn