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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: http://usera.imagecave.com/scouse/Eagle1970(1).jpg
     
  7. just so happens i have my hgv...am 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:

    http://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/upload/pdf/AW_RN_FAA_NA-AH_CPL3_CM_V2.pdf
     
  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. http://usera.imagecave.com/scouse/Bucc(1).jpg Bigger bollocking for this one :wink: :wink: only joking
     

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