Discussion in 'Joining Up - Royal Navy Recruiting' started by joe_145, Jul 11, 2010.

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  1. hi all... just out of curiosity, on the rn website on the careers page, in the aircraft handler section it says

    "Any previous Fire Service or driving experience will be extremely useful."

    I can understand the fire service experience...but just wondering where the driving experience comes into it??

    Cheers in advance
  2. Tractor drivers/towing vehicle drivers are normally aircraft handlers.
  3. ahhhh i see...makes sense now...thanks for the help
  4. :roll: Also you will need to have considerable diving aptitude skills as well, and not have a surname of Vickers, but thats another story :lol: [​IMG]
  5. You could also get your HGV & drive the current fire trucks, be a ships driver, drive the flight deck tractor or tractor driver on a squadron when ashore.

    In the olden days, i drove a tractor for various squadrons ashore & on flight deck of Hermes & Invincible for 8 out of my 10 years.
  6. Good head for heights :wink: :wink:
  7. just so happens i have my i also correct in thinking that handlers get trained up in aviation fire fighting?? or have i just imagined that?? how did you find the job chockhead??

    haha..whoops..dont look down springs to mind scouse.
  8. You haven't imagined it - it's listed here in the Professional Training section:
  9. cheers soliel...mucho help

    chockhead what i mean is did you enjoy the job? not how did you find it..i.e. search engine.
  10. Bigger bollocking for this one :wink: :wink: only joking

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