Ever wondered how quick an RAF fighter pilot would be in a Formula One car? Wonder no more, the Royal Air Force and the Williams F1 team have got together to make it happen.
Part of a new BBC Series 'Formula for Success'. The series will examine the synergy between Williams Formula One and the RAF in areas such as; leadership, management style, teamwork, technology and training. Part of the synergy was to expose a Formula One driver to the Conditions Aircrew work under and what better way than to fly Alex Wurz in the back seat of a GR4 Tornado. After briefings, a medical and been kitted out in his flying suit. Alex experiences a one hour 40 minute sortie with Squadron Leader Graeme Bagnall of No 2 Squadron based at RAF Marham in Norfolk.
In this Clip Graeme or 'Baggers' as he likes to be known in true RAF fashion, leapt at the chance to drive the 2006-spec Williams FW28B at the Short National Circuit at Silverstone. (source: yt, 12 minutes long)