Helicopters: Crew

Defence written question – answered on 21st January 2008.

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Photo of Liam Fox Liam Fox Shadow Secretary of State for Defence

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what the (a) inflow and (b) outflow rate was of helicopter crews in each service in the last period for which figures are available.

Photo of Derek Twigg Derek Twigg Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Ministry of Defence) (Veterans)

Available data showing the number of helicopter crew joining the trained strength and leaving each of the services are shown in the following table.

Inflow Outflow
Royal Navy( 1)
Officers 36 16
NCOs 10 7
Army Air Corps( 2)
Officers (3)42 (4)22
NCOs (3) 32
Royal Air Force( 5)
Officers 54 28
NCOs 68 17
(1) Figures given are for the period 1 October 2006 to 30 September 2007.

(2) Figures given are for the period 1 April 2006 to 31 March 2007.

(3 )Combined.

(4) Figures exclude those leaving on retirement.

(5) Figures given are for 2007 up to 13 December 2007.

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