Forty years ago, four RAF pilots graduated from Central Flying School and became fast jet Qualified Flying Instructors. They hadn’t been together at the same time since then. When they did, they shared some more stories.

Four QFIs then




A typical course photo


How Dave’s Hawk might have looked!


The Hawk canopy showing the lines of Miniature Detonating Cord MDC


Dave after receiving his Green Endorsement


Dave’s Green Endorsement




An F4




An RAF Canberra


Four QFIs now



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