54 Y.O. AAC Apache Driver in Afghanistan

#2
Interesting that OPSEC seems to be taking a back seat for this chap when all other Apache aircrew seem to be treated in the same way as special forces in terms of identity etc.
 
#3
"The Apache had not been deployed when I retired so there is an itch yet to scratch," he said.

That's the bit has me concerned, the Apache is such a specialist aircraft.

Ed Macy in his book "Apache" goes into some detail on the training and difficulty of becoming an Apache crew.
 
#5
General_Layabout said:
"The Apache had not been deployed when I retired so there is an itch yet to scratch," he said.

That's the bit has me concerned, the Apache is such a specialist aircraft.

Ed Macy in his book "Apache" goes into some detail on the training and difficulty of becoming an Apache crew.
MOD.uk Don't worry, he use to instruct on them
 
#6
Cow said:
General_Layabout said:
"The Apache had not been deployed when I retired so there is an itch yet to scratch," he said.

That's the bit has me concerned, the Apache is such a specialist aircraft.

Ed Macy in his book "Apache" goes into some detail on the training and difficulty of becoming an Apache crew.
MOD.uk Don't worry, he use to instruct on them
Not a fact mentioned in the BBC report, so TFFT.
 
#7
He may be flying with the AAC, but he's RNR by the grace of God ;-)
 
#9
apart from those who are LE commissioned of course!

Good stuff though.
 
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