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Senior Aircraftman Robert Thatcher

Senior Aircraftman Robert Thatcher

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Senior Aircraftman Robert Thatcher, of Worksop, will be spending next summer flying with the world-famous Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team The Red Arrows, as part of their back-seat support crew. 

Robert, 27, will be one of a ten-strong team of engineers known as ‘Circus’, and has been assigned to a specific aircraft and pilot throughout the 2013 display season.

He will travel as a passenger in one of the Red Arrows’ two-seat Hawk aircraft in transit flights to over 70 display venues throughout the UK and Europe - flying at speeds of more than 350mph.


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