Gp Capt Tim Hewlett (ret’d) LVO, OBE was the commanding officer of 54 Squadron and then RAF Coltishall Station Commander. As well as his time on the Jaguar he saw combat in Oman and flew Phantoms from HMS Ark Royal. Dr Kevin Wright talks to Tim about his remarkable career.

Tim Hewlett was boss of 54 Sqn from 1991 to 1993.
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Tim Hewlett joined the RAF on October 2, 1967 and earned his ‘wings’ at RAF College Cranwell, Lincolnshire, on the Jet Provost. He moved on to 4 Flying Training School and the Gnat. During summer 1971, he was streamed for fast jet training and progressed to 234 Sqn for tactical weapons training at RAF Chivenor in Devon flying the Hunter.

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