New Officer Commanding for the RAF Falcons Parachute Display Team

After a successful 2018 display season for the RAF’s Centenary year, Flight Lieutenant David Sellers, has handed over the prestigious title of Officer Commanding RAF Falcons Parachute Display Team to Flight Lieutenant Mikaela Harrison.

Flight Lieutenant Sellers hands over the title of Officer Commanding RAF Falcons to Flight Lieutenant Harrison
Flight Lieutenant Sellers hands over the title of Officer Commanding RAF Falcons to Flight Lieutenant Harrison

Mikaela, who has just completed her first year on the Team as the Deputy Officer Commanding the RAF Falcons and carrying out the role as the Drop Zone Safety Officer, will now spend her last year as the Officer Commanding. Where she will take command of the RAF Falcons and lead them into their 2019 display season.

Pictured is the new Officer Commanding the RAF Falcons Parachute Display Team, Flight Lieutenant Mikaela Harrison
Pictured is the new Officer Commanding the RAF Falcons Parachute Display Team, Flight Lieutenant Mikaela Harrison

”Being a part of the RAF Falcons for RAF100 was a great experience and I am now very privileged to lead The RAF Falcons for the 2019 display season. Working with such a talented Team in a job where we get the opportunity to inspire the next generation, whilst promoting the RAF, is something I am very proud to be a part of.”

Flight Lieutenant Mikaela Harrison
Officer Commanding the RAF Falcons

Selected to join the Team this year to take on the role as the Deputy Officer Commanding the RAF Falcons is Flight Lieutenant Ashley Grey-Smart.  Ashley who has been on Airborne Delivery Wing previously, will work alongside Mikaela assisting with the management of the 2019 Display Team.

Selected to join the Team this year as the Deputy Officer Commanding RAF Falcons, Flight Lieutenant Ashley Grey-Smart
Selected to join the Team this year as the Deputy Officer Commanding RAF Falcons, Flight Lieutenant Ashley Grey-Smart

“It’s a tremendous honour and privilege to be selected to represent the RAF as a member of the RAF Falcons. I am really looking forward to entertaining the hugely supportive UK public with our displays over the coming 2019 season.”

Flight Lieutenant Ashley Grey-Smart
Deputy Officer Commanding the RAF Falcons

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