As the RAF celebrated its centenary year, we looked back at the technological, economic and social impact of the military aircraft sector on the UK. We also examined its effect on Britain’s place in the world – and asked what might be needed by air forces in the future.
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Chairman of The Spectator Magazine Group
Chairman of BAE Systems
Chief of Staff Capability, HQ Air Command
General Secretary, Confederation of Shipbuilding and Engineering Unions
Director of Defence, Industries and Society Programme, Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies