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Military Service Time Line - Allan Kissack

Here is Allan's RAF timeline and links to stations served at etc.

Date Event Comment
1976 Application to join RAF via Carrears Information Office Lincoln
10 Aug 1977 Attestattion - Rank Aircraftman at Lincoln CIO
10 Aug 1977 RAF School of Recruit Training, RAF Swinderby, Lincolnshire Basic Recruit Training
12 Aug 1977 Passed 'Fit to serve anywhere' RAF Swinderby
28 Sep 1977 Trade - L Fitt ST .
28 Sep 1977 Direct Entry (Synthetic Trainers) Course at No 1 Radio School, RAF Locking, Avon DST 10 RAF Locking
01 Dec 1977 Trade - L Tech ST Name Change
20 Dec 1978 Trade Test = distinguished pass .
20 Dec 1978 Promotion to Junior Technician RAF Wittering
20 Dec 1978 Harrier GR3 Flight Simulator, No. 233 OCU, RAF Wittering, Cambridgeshire .
18 Apr 1979 ICL 4130 Computer Maintenance Course RAF Locking
01 Jul 1979 Trade - Eng Tech ST Name change
27 Sep 1979 ICL 4130 Computer - Standard Interface Course RAF Locking
21 Dec 1979 PDP 11/45 Computer Maintenance Course MOD, Reading
26 Jun 1980 Q-SYN-HRC Harrier Computer Specialist
11 Jul 1980 Trade Ability Test 2 - Pass .
21 Oct 1980 Promotion Exam 1 - Pass Pt A .
15 Nov 1980 Married .
27 Jan 1981 Security Clearance Check .
20 Dec 1981 Promotion to Corporal .
22 Feb 1983 Harrier GR3 Flight Simulator, RAF Wildenrath, West Germany RAF Wildenrath, RAFG
17 Feb 1985 Extend Service to complete 22 years .
21 Feb 1986 Nimrod Dynamic Flight Simulator, Nimrod Maritime Crew Trainer and Nimrod Maritime Crew Cubicles at RAF St Mawgan RAF St Mawgan
14 Apr 1986 PDP 11/70 Computer Maintenance course DEC, Reading
02 Jun 1986 RK05 Disk Maintenance Course DEC, Reading
28 Jun 1986 Q-SYN-NC2 Nimrod Computer Specialist
07 Aug 1986 Promotion Exam 2 - Pass GST/MLC .
07 Aug 1986 Promotion Exam 3 - Exempt .
17 Jul 1986 General Service Training (GST2) (course 176) at Airmen's Command School, RAF Hereford pre-requisite to promotion to Sergeant
7 Aug 1986 Promotion to Sergeant .
15 Sep 1986 Extend Service to age 47 .
11 Apr 1988 Detached Nimrod Simulator at RAF Kinloss .
11 Apr 1988 Nimrod MR Mk2 Aircraft Familiarisation Training RAF Kinloss
21 Apr 1988 Q-SYN-NT2 Nimrod Mk2 Specialist
13 Aug 1988 RAF St Mawgan .
01 Jan 1989 Q-SYN-MCT Nimrod MR Mk2  Maritime Crew Trainer Specialist
22 Jun 1992 Trade Instructors Techniques Course (course 580) at RAF Newton Succesful completion required to become a Trade Instructor
06 July 1992 Fortran IV and 77 Programming Course RAF Locking
13 Jul 1992 Coral 66 Programming Course RAF Locking
10 Aug 1992 Awarded Long Service and Good Conduct Medal (LSGM) .
17 Aug 1992 Tornado Flight Simulator, 56 (R) Sqn/Tornado F3 OCU. RAF Coningsby .
17 Aug 1992 Q-SYN-TF2(T) Tornado F3 Specialist
24 Aug 1992 Tornado F3 Simulator - Phase A Course Tornado ADV SMT, RAF Coningsby
5 Oct 1992 3280MPS Computer Maintenance Course RAF Coningsby
02 Jan 1993 Q-GT-I Ground Training Instructor
03 Apr 1995 Working at Height Supervisors Course Aerial Erector School. RAF Digby
04 Apr 1995 Q-L-SWH Working at Height Supervisor
20 May 1996 Discharge/Retired from active service list - RAUXAF/RAFVR no further commitment .

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