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Old 21st May 2017, 21:29
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The B Word
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Announcement Date : July 1, 2008
SERCO take over responsibility for the maintenance of the Viking T.1 and Vigilant T.1 fleets from the Royal Air Force Central Gliding School’s Engineering Flight. RAF technicians remain at RAF Syerston to work alongside SERCO for the next six months, providing training and advice.

SERCO is tasked to ensure a 100% fleet availability using 31 technicians/engineers. Maintenance is managed from RAF Syerston, with four remote engineering centres established at RAF Kinloss, RAF Odiham, RAF Cosford and MOD St. Athan.
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It is rumoured that Serco, Marshall Aerospace and Southern Sailplanes are doing the recovery work to return the aircraft back to airworthy condition. It is further rumoured that the average recovery cost per aircraft would be an insurance write-off on any normal day in civvy street...
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