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Years 11, 12 and 13 RAF Odiham – 11 October 2016

On Tuesday 11th October a group of students in Years 11 to 13 visited RAF Odiham to find out more about Career Opportunities within the RAF. 

During the day they had a tour of the different sections at Odiham, including Air Traffic Control, the Fire Station and inside a Chinook helicopter, as well as lunch being provided in the Junior Ranks Mess.  RAF Odiham in Hampshire is a front line support helicopter base working within the Joint Helicopter Command. Supporting operations throughout the world, The Station is primarily responsible for providing rapid mobility world-wide for the Royal Navy, Army and Royal Air Force in support of Defence Missions and tasks. 

Further information on RAF Careers can be found on the RAF website at https://www.raf.mod.uk/recruitment/



Contact Details

  • Headteacher: Mr C Prosser

  • The Downs School
  • Compton
  • Newbury
  • Berkshire
  • RG20 6AD

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  • F: 01635 579084
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