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    (Original post by Schleigg)
    I started off with one of the standard beds. But as you rightly said, it's a pain in the posterior trying to sleep two adults in it so I bought a double. I wouldn't call my room "big" per se, but it's one of the bigger ones that I've had since I've been in!
    Do you live in the barrack block?. I know that the Corporals rooms were much bigger than the standard ones.
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    (Original post by Annie72)
    You must have a big room!. My husbands room was tiny, his bed was the standard RAF issue....you try getting 2 adults sleeping in that, lol. Although he too had a fish tank and a cabinet for his tv and video player.That was about it really.

    I'd guess it depends a lot on where you are. I've been in some messes with huge rooms and some with miniscule ones.

    And, these were the crappy rooms they gave to UAS cdts, so the 'proper' ones must've been bigger.

    Cott was best for size:yep:
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    (Original post by Annie72)
    Do you live in the barrack block?. I know that the Corporals rooms were much bigger than the standard ones.
    Ah, I be Officer

    I've never been inside a Junior Ranks Mess or SLAM but I doubt they'd be that much different to an Officers' Mess room.... I hope
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    (Original post by Drewski)
    I'll refer you to a website, but it's this one. About 40,063 people have asked that question recently, so you'll be able to find it if you dig around a bit.

    But I'll warn you now - you won't be popular.
    Why will i be unpopular? :p:
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    (Original post by Schleigg)
    Ah, I be Officer

    I've never been inside a Junior Ranks Mess or SLAM but I doubt they'd be that much different to an Officers' Mess room.... I hope
    I dont know about officers mess....I never went in there. My husband was an SAC. I met my husband when he was stationed out in Germany.
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    (Original post by mike2niner4)
    Why will i be unpopular? :p:

    Because there are a lot of people here who's sole ambition is to be a military pilot with the RAF/FAA and they don't take kindly to the notion that someone might join up seemingly with the intention to get some free training and then bugger off to the airlines. There are others, however, who will say that that doesn't matter, and that as long as you join the RAF/FAA for the right reasons you'll be ok.

    Join the RAF if you want to fly with the RAF, what you do after is your own buisness, but if you join the RAF when you really want to be an airline pilot, you'll hate it.
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    Confirmed :ditto:
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    (Original post by Drewski)
    Because there are a lot of people here who's sole ambition is to be a military pilot with the RAF/FAA and they don't take kindly to the notion that someone might join up seemingly with the intention to get some free training and then bugger off to the airlines. There are others, however, who will say that that doesn't matter, and that as long as you join the RAF/FAA for the right reasons you'll be ok.

    Join the RAF if you want to fly with the RAF, what you do after is your own buisness, but if you join the RAF when you really want to be an airline pilot, you'll hate it.
    I have to admit i'd rather become an airline pilot atm. I mean the thought of flying some of the aircraft you COULD get to fly in the RAF is amazing and the thought of that being your everyday job is amazing too but i'm not sure i'm the military person. Does anybody know how many people make it to be a commercial pilot compared to how many people aim to be?
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    There are literally thousands of people in line for hundreds of airline jobs. There are literally thousands of people waiting in line for one RAF pilot job.
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    Neither job's easy or more people would do it.


    Current RAF stats are something like ~1 in 10,000 make it to operational flying, I'd imagine that civil is roughly similar, maybe slightly more in your favour.
 
 
 

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