We'd love to hear about your Flying Classroom memories

Cranfield University would like to record and share your experiences of the National Flying Laboratory Centre (NFLC) and Flying Classroom. 

How to complete this questionnaire

  1. Ideally, we would like to be able to quote you directly to provide a more authentic voice. Please answer each question as you would if you were speaking. For guidance, a typical quote would be 20-100 words, please avoid using a formal written style, bullet points and yes/no answers.
  2. Provide a recent high-resolution head and shoulders portrait photograph of yourself.
  3. By submitting this form and ticking the box below you are providing consent for Cranfield to edit, add to and translate the below contribution as necessary to fit the required format, however, we do not undertake to change the meaning of or exploit the contribution in any way.

About you

These are required and will be used to link your memories with your alumnus record if you studied at Cranfield.

First Name
Last Name
Year Completed
If not Cranfield, where did you study?

Your career

If you are currently in employment please let us know what your role is.

Job title
Organisation name

Your training aircraft flying experience

Which training aircraft did you fly in at Cranfield?
How many flights did you have?
What was name of instructor(s) if known?
Was this your first hands on flight experience?
Please tell us about your experience or memories of the training aircraft.

Your NFLC and Flying Classroom memories

Please answer as many questions as you can although you don't need to answer every question.

Which Flying Classroom/Laboratory aircraft did you fly in (if known)?
Please tell us about your experience of the Flying Classroom/Laboratory
Do you have any special memories you would like to share?

Additional questions

If you have time, we would appreciate it if could you complete some of the below additional questions you consider relevant to your experience.

What would be your one tip for those entering the industry now?
What sparked your interest in your field of study?
Has your course or job led to any particularly interesting activities?

We are having a feature on favourite places in our new Flying Classroom inflight magazine and we'd love to hear about your favourite places.
If you could fly anywhere, where would it be and why?
Anything else you want to tell us?


Please upload a recent high-resolution head and shoulders portrait photograph of yourself. If you make your photo full screen on a desktop PC and it looks clear and not pixilated, it is high resolution.

Upload your photo

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  • My contribution will be held in accordance with the GDPR;
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