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Pilot height - RAF

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john (verygom) First Officer

Can any ex RAF person or anybody settle an argument Question Question Was there ever a height restriction on pilots to fly the English Electric Lightning swept wing fighter and if so was this due to ejection seat design Question Question
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amermel First Officer

i looked everywhere and I can't find it anywhere. Sorry.

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Greekman72 Chief Captain

I search too.I feed all the search engines i have,i find a lot of articles about this aircraft but not something about pilots height.I think we must wait for a RAF pilot to answer this Dont Know

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RadarMan Chief Captain

Is this what you wanted, at the bottom of the page.

Height Aviation Class 1:

Height - minimum 163 and maximum 193cm.
Sitting Height - maximum 100cm.
Buttock to knee length - maximum 67cm.
Buttock to heel length - maximum 122cm.

http://www.defencejobs.gov.au/careers_explorer/Navy288.html

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Greekman72 Chief Captain

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john (verygom) First Officer

Thanks Radarman - we've decided this settles the argument!

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