Thread: RAF in 2018
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Old 29th Aug 2018, 12:10
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just another jocky
 
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Originally Posted by Field Required View Post
Are more of the younger generation pursing careers in commercial aviation these days? Seldom do I meet anyone interested in pursuing a career within the military these days. My FI, ex RAF, doesn't speak highly of what a pilot's role has become - his words not mine. Just curious to know how it really is.
I can assure you that in terms of the next generation of pilots, they are highly motivated, more individually skilled, intelligent and fit than was the case in my day.

Luckily, when the pyramid gets smaller, we can raise the entrance bar and choose the best of the best....cue cheesy jokes!
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