The Central Flying School (Helicopter) delivers the next generation of helicopter instructors. The Defence College of Air and Space Operations (DCASO) trains the next generation of Air Traffic Controllers, Weapons Controllers, Identification Officers, Flight Operations personnel, Air and Space Operations Specialists, and is a worldwide centre ...
The Defence Helicopter Flying School (DHFS) was a military flying school based at RAF Shawbury in Shropshire, England. The school, established in 1997, was a tri-service organisation and trained helicopter aircrews for all three British armed forces .
- Basic and advanced helicopter training
- United Kingdom
The Central Flying School (CFS) is the Royal Air Force's primary institution for the training of military flying instructors. Established in 1912 at the Upavon Aerodrome, it is the longest existing flying training school. The school was based at RAF Little Rissington from 1946 to 1976.
- Instructor training and flying training oversight
- Group Captain Martin Higgins
The UK Military Flying Training System ( UKMFTS) takes UK armed forces aircrew from initial training through elementary, basic, and advanced flying training phases, preparing them for their arrival at their designated operational aircraft units.
- United Kingdom
- Flying training design and delivery contract
- 2008 (contract ends in 2033)
- Ministry of Defence
It lets the Army see things up to 200km away and helps keep our troops safe. It gathers information, such as spotting enemy activity, during the day and at night. It is built in the UK, and has been used successfully in Afghanistan, where is played a crucial protective role for British troops.