The UK Air Force requires new recruits to undergo fitness assessments as part of the recruitment process. Below is some information about the fitness requirements and standards. This information is presented for discussion - for up to date information see official sources.
Other than a general good level of fitness as assessed by the PTI's on the course, the only fixed event is a 1.5 mile (2.4 km) run which has to be completed in under 11 minutes for men (13 mins for women).
The workplace assessment tests listed here are believed to be accurate at the time it was accessed. Testing protocols and standards are often changed. Please see official sources for accurate up to date information. If you have corrections please contact me or use the comments form below.
- For more examples, see the pages on fitness testing for Navy, Army, Law Enforcement (Police), Fire Department, and general tests.
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