Carrier Roles and General Questions?

Hi there I'm 17 and leaving college soon and was looking into a career in the Navy or Army. I had briefly spoken to a navy recruiter (one came to my college and I had a 2 minute chat) and he said I could go in as an officer. I decided I want to try and go for a pilot, I like the idea of flying a plane or helicopter, but if that doesn't work I would still like to work with planes or helicopters. My main question is that in the American navy they have on the deck all those people with different coloured shirts, will the royal navy be doing that and if so where or how do I apply for a job on the aircraft carrier deck? Also a few follow up questions, I'm allergic to penicillin can I still join? I'm 6ft 4 will I be to tall for the corridors on the boats as I don't want to have to hunch all the time? Do you get to travel a lot in the navy or do you just stay on the boat? Finally what are the officers rooms like compared to a ratings room on a boat. Thank you for any help and have a good day.
Hi could someone answere my question about beig penicillin and I can not seem to find the information on their website?
 
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WreckerL

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Serious answer, all woo's will work on a flight deck and, yes, they all wear pretty coloured jackets.

Try googling Fleet Air Arm and go to images.
 

LateToTheParty

Lantern Swinger
@LateToTheParty I don't know what a wafu is? Are you calling me arrogant good for nothing or wafu's arrogant good for nothing?

Not you personally, WAFU is a nickname for members of the fleet air arm.

There’s no carrier specific roles, you have to just join and hope that you get a CVT draft after you finish phase 2 for the role you apply for. If you want to work on the flight deck you’ll probably want to look at aircraft handler.
 

WreckerL

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My eldest son was an AET ( he's got a good job with Flybe Engineering now thanks to the RN's training) and spent most of his time on the flightdeck when he was afloat. Unless you go SE or Phot, the flightdeck is your home.
 
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