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We typically recruit students from most STEM disciplines.
The maximum altitude of the multi-role fighter F-35B is 50,000ft with a top speed of 1.6Mach.
The Air Transport Voyager K2 has a maximum payload of 43 tonnes and a maximum range of 8,000nm.
The RAF has recently been ranked in the Top 100 Employers in Stonewall's Workplace Equality Index.
Graduate intake: 75+
One of the Times Top 50 employers for women.
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Junior Engineer Officer
"This is probably one of the most rewarding careers you could have as an engineer - there's just so much variety."
"Knowing that I've got friends with the same passion and ambition helps me, as we work together in difficult situations."
So what sort of career opportunities are available to qualified engineers in the RAF of today? And for girls and young women in particular? We asked someone who should know better than most.
RAF aircraft are deploying British Army personnel from RAF Brize Norton to join the UN Mission in Mali.