master aircrew


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master aircrew

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(Military) a warrant rank in the Royal Air Force, equal to but before a warrant officer
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William was in a relaxed mood and joked with former colleague Master Aircrew Rik Maving, who trained the rear crew of Sea King helicopters and would sometimes be flown by the Duke.
Master Aircrew Mark Reid, part of the Air Show Operations Team, said "These three aircraft will form part of a unique line-up of vintage British jet aircraft as part of our award-winning static aircraft displays, and we are extremely grateful to the RAF Museum for their continued support of the event.
The extraordinary courage shown by pilot Flight Lieutenant Charlie Lockyear and Master Aircrew Bob Sunderland was revealed during a military awards ceremony in London last 20 March 2014.
Flight Lieutenant Lockyear, the Chinook's captain, has been awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross and Master Aircrew Sunderland, a Mention in Despatches.
Master Aircrew Harry Harrison was winched into the water to rescue the girl.
Master Aircrew Harry Harrison, who served as winchman during the rescue, told the Daily Mirror that the 16-year-old had been in danger of drowning as she had become exhausted from trying to remain afloat off Cymyran Beach, Rhosneigr.
And Master Aircrew Duncan said: "Colin's survival instinct kept him going.
Master aircrew Neil Campbell of 201 Squadron at RAF Kinloss, who was on the plane, said: "It was a simple case of covering up a hole to stop the wind whistling in.
Master Aircrew commander John Paterson said: "This is an intensive course and the cadets have spent a substantial amount of time in the classroom.
Air show spokesman Master Aircrew Chas McHugh said: "The Reds inspire millions of people every year and we are excited that such an iconic team has chosen to share the experience with us during our special anniversary year.
Squadron Leader Iain MacFarlane, his co-pilot Flight Lieutenant Jon Owen, winch/radar operators Flight Lieutenant Patrick Thirkell and Master Aircrew Steve Larke, as well as Sgt Elwood, all took to the skies with us to demonstrate the work they do on a daily basis.
Also from 47 Squadron, based at RAF Lyneham, were Flight Lieutenant David Stead, 35; Flight Lieutenant Andrew Smith, 25; Master Aircrew Gary Nicholson, 42; and Flight Sergeant Mark Gibson, 34.

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