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Old 11th Jan 2021, 08:39
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Originally Posted by Easy Street View Post
However the intimate familiarity of the aircrew themselves with training requirements, individuals' strengths and weaknesses, likely effect of the weather on intended aims, etc, means that the "Programmer" (a secondary duty carried out on a rotational basis by the more capable junior aircrew) is one of the key figures in squadron middle-management.
Remember it well (apart from the being regarded as capable bit).

In the light of a previous comment dare I ask a supplementary question? Is the main planning tool still perspex and chinagraph/magnetic plaques and a white board or have things progressed to "devices, planning, electronic for the use of.."?
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