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Aircraft Fitters and Riggers Branch of the Royal Navy

"Specialist aircraft ground crew are required at sea on all ships with aircraft embarked. These skills in WWII were provided by aircraft rigging and fitter ratings who were also employed ashore principally at naval air stations". 

See the information available on the Aircraft Handlers Association website 

The Aircraft Handlers Association
 6 Meadow Crescent
 Tel: (UK) 01332-850471 

The Association publishes it's own periodical magazine called the "Handlers Herald"

See also the website - for aircraft fitters and engineers

Created: 3-04-2001, Last Modified 3-04-2005


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