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Old 18th Feb 2020, 08:34
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Originally Posted by Tingger View Post
No one replaced them, they haven't flown for 5 years as a unit though. They may well have all they're old school crews left on the books but their partners, children friends will have got used to having them around the adjustment back to the amount of time VGSing takes shouldn't be underestimated
Interesting, history repeats itself; In 1940 they could replace an aircraft overnight but the Pilots were a different matter.
Kenley (615) is probably in a better position for drawing in staff, plus has a civvy club on the same field, but 626 has no nearby units and is situated in an isolated position on the Lizard peninsular. There is a Navy GSA at Culdrose, so that may be able to help. Am I correct that there will be no CGI's in the future, and are staff cadets still drawn from former solo cadets who have already done advanced training.
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