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Peter Jackson
1. Name Peter JACKSON
2. Date Commissioned September 1965
3. Date Retired January 1980
4. Rank Captain RM
5. Awarded Wings December 1970
6. Flying Schools

School of Army Aviation, Middle Wallop (Basic Flying Course, Scout Conversion)
RNAS Culdrose (RM Gazelle Course)

7. Types Flown

Bell 47 G4
Sioux AH1
Scout AH1
Gazelle MK1
S61N
AS 332L
AS 355
A109
Bell 206
Hu 26
S76
MD902
EC135
Bell 429

8. Squadrons

3 Commando Brigade Air Squadron OC Dieppe Flt - Singapore
OC Montforterbeek - Arbroath
OC Brunei Flt - Plymouth
Senior Pilot 3 Cdo Bde Air Sqn
661 and 655 Squadrons AAC - N Ireland

9. General

Training at Middle Wallop - 1970.
Posted to 3 Cdo BAS in Singapore Jan 1971. OC Dieppe Flt until May 1972 which included the withdrawal of UK Forces from the Far East.
Scout conversion at Middle Wallop (June 72). Posted to 661 Sqn AAC in N Ireland (July/Aug 72)
OC Brunei Flt (Sept - Dec 72)
OC Montforterbeek Flt (Jan 73 - Apr 75)
G3 Air at HQ Cdo Forces RM (May 75 - May 77)
OC Brunei Flt/Senior Pilot ( June 77 - Jan 80). Gazelle conversion at 705 NAS, Culdrose (Oct/Nov 77)
Joined Bristow Helicopters - Aberdeen (Feb 80 - Mar 86)
Joined Lynton Aviation - Denham, London Apr 86 to Dec 96). Was Chief Pilot and Training Captain.
Joined CAA (Jan 97 - Dec 06) as Flt Ops Inspector/Training Inspector. Promoted Regional Manager (North Sea) and Senior Training Inspector.
Freelance Pilot (Jan 07 - present) - Hummingbird Aviation with contracts to operate the De Beers aircraft, CAA training, contract work in Turks and Caicos Islands. He is also the Helicopter Inspector for the Seychelles CAA (SCAA) and also does consultancy work.