Episode 63: The Red Arrows
WWEST manager Danniele had the opportunity to speak with two aircraft engineers from the Red Arrows, the aerobatics display team of the British Royal Air Force. Flight Lieutenant Alicia Mason and Corporal Lydia Ford share what it's like being the only two women currently in the Red Arrows circus, where their current tour is taking them, and how they were able to pursue their dream jobs.
Guests: Flight Lieutenant Alicia Mason (Twitter) & Corporal Lydia Ford (Instagram)
A junior Engineering Officer, Alicia Mason's Circus duties include being a resource manager, military commander and professional engineer. From Cannock, Staffordshire, UK, Lydia Ford joined the Royal Air Force in 2008 and started her career working on the Tornado GR4, before joining the Red Arrows in 2017.
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- British Royal Air Force
- "Queen's Birthday: Red Arrows fly over Buckingham Palace," Newsflare
- The Red Arrows
Hosted by: Danniele Livengood (@livengood)
Theme Music: “Positive and Fun” by Scott Holmes
Produced by: Vanessa Hennessey