Trainee RAF jet pilots waiting for years to learn how to fly The UK’s ability to train jet pilots is in crisis because of faulty aircraft, a shortage of instructors and an influx of foreign students filling training cou
Red Arrows hit by claims of ‘toxic’ culture
The RAF has launched an investigation into conduct at the Red Arrows after claims of “inappropriate” behaviour. Flight Lieutenant Will Cambridge was suspended over an alleged affair with a junior trainee pilot and a second pilot resigned in protest ov
Red Arrows in turmoil after one is sacked and another quits over 'toxic culture'
Members of the RAF’s Aerobatics Team reportedly ‘hate each other’ amid the unit’s worst morale crisis since its 1964 formation.
Red Arrows in turmoil as pilot quits amid ‘toxic culture’
RAF investigates ‘unacceptable behaviour’ within its Aerobatic Team, leaving a skeleton group of elite jet flyers
Ben Wallace: Defence secretary orders audit of military flying training as RAF leadership in 'tailspin' over leaks
Last Friday, Sky News revealed that nearly 350 trainee pilots - more than half of the total pool of RAF, Royal Navy and army trainee aviators - were in limbo as of May.
Fixing chronic problems with flying training was RAF chief's 'only priority' and could take years to resolve
The RAF said: "Whilst we acknowledge there are challenges with the training pipeline, we are working across defence... to improve the training experience and results for our personnel, including recruiting more instructors and actively managing timeframes
UK's ability to train fast jet pilots in crisis as threats grow from Russia and China, leaked documents suggest
RAF recruits are spending months flying desks instead of warplanes as they wait for training slots to open. The delays could hamper the future availability of crews to operate frontline squadrons at a time of growing threats from Russia and China, and wit