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Warrant Officer Class 2 Woollams AAC

WO2 Woollams AACWO2 Den Woollams grew up in Bayswater, London and enlisted in to the Army Air Corps (AAC) in 1991 as a Ground Crewman. For the first six years he was employed in the Ground Crew role at Netheravon, Wiltshire and Gutersloh, Germany. WO2 Woollams then attended the Aircrewman Observer course and returned to Gutersloh as a Lynx and Gazelle Aircrewman. Subsequently, he started the Pilot Course and was awarded his Army Pilot Wings in December 2000.

WO2 Woollams served as a Gazelle pilot at Wattisham for four years and in Northern Ireland for two years. Following Bell 212 conversion in 2006, he served in 7 Flight AAC, Brunei and converted onto the Apache aircraft in 2009. WO2 Woollams joined 3 Regt AAC, serving in 653 Squadron where he still remains as a Pilot, Operations Warrant Officer and the Regimental Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Extraction (SERE) Officer.

Over his twenty-two years of service, WO2 Woollams has been deployed both in ground and flying roles to the United States of America, Cyprus, Malaysia, and Canada. He has deployed operationally to Northern Ireland, the Former Republic of Yugoslavia, Kuwait, Iraq, and Afghanistan. He has over 3200 flying hours on the Lynx, Gazelle, Bell 212 and Apache aircraft. 

WO2 Woollams is the manager of the Attack Helicopter Display Team for 2014.