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January 24, 2020

£183 million boost for military helicopter training

The MOD has awarded a £183m contract to boost training services for new Rotary Wing pilots, being delivered by Ascent at RAF Shawbury. The contract includes […]
November 4, 2019

Ascent Pilot Instructor retires with over 15,000 flying hours across his career!

Colleagues from 750 Squadron, RNAS Culdrose gathered last week to say farewell to Roger McDonald on his retirement. Roger has been with Ascent since the beginning […]
October 29, 2019

RAF Shawbury celebrates as 20 aircrew join the frontline from the UK Military Flying Training System (UKMFTS)

   A total of 20 tri-Service aircrew graduated from the Defence Helicopter Flying School (DHFS) at RAF Shawbury on 25 October. The tri-Service parade celebrated the […]