Dave is an RAF trained aviation apprentice, experienced in propulsion, airframe and electrical disciplines. Dave has extensive experience on Lightning, Tornado, and Typhoon aircraft within base and line environments and at all levels including management. Presently providing support and advice to the Typhoon fleet in respect of the propulsion engineering authority, based locally at RAF Coningsby. During his 38 year career in aviation Dave has been involved with aircraft preservation and restoration since 1998, in particular the Lightning and is probably the most experienced engineer with regards the strip, move and re-build of this type, having project managed 7 aircraft to completion. He regularly assists and advises all operational Lightning groups in UK and world-wide.