Old 2nd May 2018, 07:59
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Just This Once...
 
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POB - The glider situation is a poor bellwether when you are struggling to produce crews, technicians, aircraft and weapons for recent conflicts. Running out of Brimstone missiles during 2 simultaneous conflicts whilst keeping the glider fleet in top shape could be seen as odd. Non-combat units have always suffered when resources are stretched and air cadets are as far away from combat as it gets.

That said, the glider issues were a shambles and I breath a sigh of relief in that the air cadets still exist and still receive MoD money.
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