All new recruits attend an official training program for a few weeks in an OTU unit before they get thrown into the real combat, so don't worry if you are only a beginner! Below is a summary of training requirements...
Display competency with taxiing, take-off, landing, engine management and the appropriate use of flaps.
Gaining specified height, keeping to specified speed. Basic manoeuvres, formation flying, collision awareness and flying with limited visibility.
Demonstrate the ability to correctly follow navigation points and flying on a navigational heading.
Accurate targeting and appropriate use of ammunition. Display awareness of 'friendly fire'.
Listening, carrying out instructions, being a 'team player'. Knowing how to connect online and be ready at the prescribed times.
To have read the Pilot's Handbook and to demonstrate a clear understanding of what is required of a 'Tangmere Pilot'.