Paul Hickley, BA (Hons), FRIN
Paul Hickley is an ex-RAF navigator, mainly on Vulcans, Canberras and Andovers. He is an experienced speaker, familiar with giving presentations and has actually taught the techniques to BA students at Oxford.
Paul has 6500 flying hours and is a graduate of the RAF’s GD Aerosystems course. Paul has also held various RAF staff and management appointments, including being in charge of the MOD’s aeronautical chart production department. On leaving the RAF, he joined Hunting Aviation in 1992, retiring as Flight Operations Manager in 1998 and joined Oxford Aviation Academy as a pilot instructor, retiring as Head of Modular Ground Training in 2009. Paul is a Fellow of the RIN, sitting on its General Aviation Navigation Group (GANG) and Technical Committees. He is also a private pilot and is interested in music and history.
1 Operating the Vulcan on Quick Reaction Alert (QRA) during the Cold War
2 Early British Radar and the Battle of Britain
3 RAF Reconnaissance/Espionage Photographic missions in the Berlin Air Corridors 1945 – 1990 (Part One)
4 RAF Reconnaissance/Espionage Photographic missions in the Berlin Air Corridors 1945 – 1990 (Part Two)
5 The Buccaneer – flying it was the most fun anyone could have with their trousers still on!
6 Electronic Warfare Training in the Cold War