Meet the Squadron Staff

Commanding Officer - Flying Officer Alastair Rosenschein RAFVR(T)

Flying Officer Rosenschein is the officer in command of 39F Squadron. He assumes overall responsibility for the running and well-being of the Squadron.

Flying Officer Rosenschein has over 30 years experience as a pilot. He has worked as a Qualified Flying Instructor and has flown numerous light and heavy aircraft including Cessnas, Cherokees, Handley Page Heralds, Boeing 737s and the Boeing 747 series aircraft. He has worked as a pilot for British Island Airways, Air UK, Britannia Airways and British Airways. Alastair retired from British Airways in 2005 where he flew the Boeing 747-400 on global operations for almost 20 years. He graduated with a bachelors degree in Biology from Kings College and later received his Masters in War Studies also at Kings. He is a Fellow of the Linnaean Society of London and a chartered biologist. Alastair's previous military career includes time spent in number 10 para battalion and the Berkshire and Westminster Dragoons within the TA. As a result he brings a wealth of knowledge to 39F Squadron.