Jo Salter: the first British female fast jet pilot

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Jo was Britain’s first female fast jet pilot flying the Panavia Tornado ground attack aircraft with 617 Squadron. She joined the Royal Air Force at 18 to be an Engineering Officer but later training as a pilot. She became the first woman to be an operational Tornado pilot. Jo left the RAF in 2000 but gives motivational talks and trains Air Training Corps and University Air Squadron cadets at the weekend.

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