AVM Michael Robinson was a Cold War bomber pilot who commanded a V-Bomber squadron, which provided part of the UK’s strategic nuclear deterrent and part of Britain’s contribution to NATO’s retaliatory strike plan. Robinson had been trained in the first post-war entry at the RAF College Cranwell before seeing service in the Far East and in Germany. During his command of No.100 Squadron, equipped with the Victor 2, he took an aircraft to New Zealand for the RNZAF International Air Display. His later appointments included staff tours at MoD, HQ Strike Command and as the Senior Air Staff Officer at HQ 1 (Bomber) Group. He was also the Assistant Commandant at the RAF College.
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