The Queen is advertising for a new helicopter pilot

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Does one want the opportunity to fly for the British Monarchy?

The job, which has an expected salary of £55,000 to £78,000 a year, plus benefits, is being advertised on the British Monarchy website.

Obviously, applicants must have ‘extensive’ flying experience along with a CPL(H) with instrument rating, and a Class 1 medical.

They should also have ‘excellent communication skills… with high levels of attention to detail and time management skills’, and be ‘capable of planning accurate flight plans and driven to operate consistently to the highest standard’.

The Queen’s Helicopter Flight (TQHF) consists of a small team of pilots and ground support that provide the highest standard of helicopter service to Members of the Royal Family on official engagements.

On Joining the team, the successful applicant will take on the role of either Co-Pilot or Aircraft Commander, operating a Sikorsky S76 C++ helicopter or AgustaWestland 109S.

For any of our readers who have ever dreamt of flying for Her Royal Highness you can find the application, here.

Applications close February 10.

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