Old Oct 29, 18, 2:39 pm
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newyorklondon
 
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Originally Posted by T8191 View Post
Even in the late-80s/early-90s there were RAF “Branch Quotas” for female officers. NOT in ATC, I’m glad to say! Part of the contra-arguments were amortisation in training costs before the individual married and ‘departed the fix’ for various reasons.

The OH was, to an extent, somewhat marginalised until the late 70s, when ‘retirement on marriage’ was finally dispensed with. We married in 1980, and enjoyed relatively parallel and equal careers thereafter.
Fascinating, thank you!
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