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InsideAIR 26: Exercise MAGIC CARPET in the Middle East

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Episode 26 of InsideAIR flies to Oman in the Middle East, on Exercise MAGIC CARPET.

Exercise MAGIC CARPET is an annual opportunity RAF personnel to work, train, and socialise with the Qatar Emiri Air Force.  

Typhoon taking off in Oman.

This episode meets some of the RAF personnel on the exercise that supports missions in the skies over Oman, demonstrating the UK’s commitment to work with partners on promoting regional security and stability.

Personnel point and use telephone.

Hear from personnel taking part in the two-week Exercise, including a pilot, physiotherapist, meteorologist and 3 Mobile Catering Squadron, as they discuss the cultural exchange in the form of formal dining and competitive sports, and their experience.

Typhoon on the runway in Oman.

Find out what it takes to support over 300 people conducting the challenging missions over Oman, by listening to InsideAIR podcast

Typhoons on the runway at dusk, with airfield lights on.