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Delivering highly specialist engineering capabilities in an expeditionary Air Force CANCELLED


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Sqn Ldr Adam Troughton, the Officer Commanding 71 (Inspection and Repair) Squadron, will give a talk entitled “Delivering highly specialist engineering capabilities in an expeditionary Air Force”


Date and Time

14 November 2017 - 19:30-21:00


Peterborough, United Kingdom - icon_popup  (See map)


Organised by the UK - East:Peterboro'&Huntingdo local network. Contact Steve Edwards: Edwards_Stephen_2@perkins.com for more information.

About this event

This event has been CANCELLED (last update 9/11/17).   Apologies to those affected.  The speaker has operational commitments precluding his attendance.

This event is organised by the Peterborough Joint Engineers, a collaboration of the IET, IMechE and Peterborough Young Engineers.

71 (Inspection and Repair) Squadron of the RAF is part of 42 (Expeditionary Support) Wing. It is located with its HQ at RAF Wittering and supplemented with several regional Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) and aircraft repair teams in the UK.  

71(IR) Sqn provides four technical engineering capabilities: the assessment and categorisation of structural damage to all fixed wing aircraft; conduct bespoke deployed aircraft repair tasks (survey, design and application) under the banner of Expedient Repair with assistance from the Sqn Defence Approved Organisation Scheme (DAOS) approved Repair Design Authority (RDA); conduct NDT in all areas of operation; and provide an aircraft ‘weight and balance’ capability.

The Sqn is also responsible for all MOD NDT training and examination, responsible for the delivery of training on the Fibre Reinforced Plastic (FRP) course and the co-ordination and testing of non-type specific and Out-Of-Area Test and Measurement Equipment Cells.  


19:00  Doors open.  Tea and coffee available (free).

19:30  Talk commences.

20:30  Talk ends.  Questions and answers.

21:00  Event ends.

Reasons to attend

Learn about some aspects of what the RAF does in an engineering context.

Network with fellow professionals from the locality.

Continuing Professional Development

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This event can contribute towards your Continuing Professional Development (CPD) as part of the IET's CPD monitoring scheme.


Free event - all welcome

Additional information

This event is free and open to members and non-members alike.  All welcome.

Registration information

Registration is not required.

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