The Army Air Corps is delighted to announce that Her Majesty The Queen has graciously appointed Major Tim Peake CMG, as Honorary Colonel of 9 Regiment AAC.
The appointment of the Corps’ favourite astronaut, soldier, pilot & all-round global inspiration, is great news for the Corps and especially 9 Regiment AAC which delivers initial helicopter flying training to British Army pilots as part of the UK Military Flying Training System (UKMFTS) based at RAF Shawbury, Shropshire.
Welcoming the Honorary Colonel of 9 Regt AAC, Colonel AAC, Col JM Facer ADC, said:
"With his background and experience Colonel Tim will be a superb ambassador and role model for those trainee pilots embarking on their flying career with the British Army."
The appointment took effect 1st Feb 2021.
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