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Royal Air Force is the aerial warfare force for the UK.

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Royal Air Force job reviews

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  • Best thing

    Free gym, cheap Accomodation, variety of sports and military discounts

    Worst thing

    Unrealistic targets, lack of awareness for opportunities within and promotions based on charity work instead of actual work

    4.7

    Royal Air Force Technician, August 2022

  • Best thing

    Medical, dental, travel to some nice places.

    Worst thing

    Overworked, away from home too much, benefits constantly being cut, public sector wage freezes, terrible promotion and reporting system, horrendous and archaic justice system, just a number, under staffed, over worked, under paid for level of responsibility, no HR support, multi trade training with zero financial reward, terrible hours, poor financial reward for deployments and the list continues!!

    6.4

    Royal Air Force Employee, July 2022

  • Best thing

    Free dental, free medical care and a free access to a gym 24/7

    Worst thing

    Full of micromanagers and people who don't care about others or their people

    8.5

    Royal Air Force Administrator, July 2022

  • Best thing

    Very little

    Worst thing

    Been treat like rubbish and expected to work through your lunch break

    4.9

    Royal Air Force Catering supervisor, June 2022

  • Best thing

    People, subsidised living, travel

    Worst thing

    Extra duties, extra jobs and difficult short notice deployments. Pressure from management

    5.5

    Royal Air Force Maintenance engineer, June 2022

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  • Best thing

    Social, the people, some of the working away opportunities.

    Worst thing

    Out dated management style, to many contracts taking away jobs, being sent away at the drop of a hat and lack of progress and favouritism

    8.5

    Royal Air Force Employee, June 2022

  • Best thing

    Good technical work, plus pension.

    Worst thing

    Getting deployed for 4 months

    10

    Royal Air Force Employee, April 2021

  • Best thing

    Money and pension

    Worst thing

    Job satisfaction

    7.3

    Royal Air Force Maintenance technician, April 2021

  • Best thing

    Mates I work with and travel

    Worst thing

    Work load and lack of understanding from higher management of the amount of work we have to do

    8.9

    Royal Air Force Aircraft technician, March 2021

  • Best thing

    Security

    Worst thing

    Limited number of years to serve

    8.2

    Royal Air Force Engineering manager, February 2021

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  • Best thing

    Travel, sport, variety

    Worst thing

    Long hours, too much time away, work pressures

    8.0

    Royal Air Force Aircraft mechanic, January 2021

  • Best thing

    Meet great people
    Not as hard as I thought

    Worst thing

    The slight chance of death

    9.4

    Royal Air Force Pilot, December 2020

  • Best thing

    I get to change my role and location quite regularly. The pay and conditions.
    Pension.

    9.9

    Royal Air Force Operations manager, November 2020

  • Best thing

    As a package it’s good.

    Worst thing

    Pay isn’t the best and extended periods away from family.

    9.6

    Royal Air Force General technician mechanical, November 2020

  • Best thing

    Comeradery

    Worst thing

    Distance and commute from family

    8.0

    Royal Air Force Sergeant, November 2020

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  • Best thing

    Pay is decent

    Worst thing

    Lifestyle and location

    6.0

    Royal Air Force It technician, October 2020

  • Best thing

    Travel, lifestyle, pay

    Worst thing

    going away and not seeing family/friends for months

    9.0

    Royal Air Force Ict technician, August 2020

  • Best thing

    The people

    Worst thing

    The work shifts

    5.0

    Royal Air Force Avionics engineer, August 2020

  • Best thing

    Holidays

    Worst thing

    Unable to earn overtime

    4.1

    Royal Air Force Manager, July 2020

  • Best thing

    Pension

    Worst thing

    Travel, pay, allowances, workload

    7.3

    Royal Air Force Aircraft engineer, July 2020

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  • Best thing

    Flexibility, work mates, location.

    Worst thing

    Facilities, lack of communication

    9.1

    Royal Air Force Plant fitter, May 2020