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Royal Air Force pilots are reportedly being chased by Virgin Atlantic in a “double-your-money” deal.

The airline is alleged to be seeking to recruit pilots who’ve flown Typhoon and F-35 planes within the RAF to be its subsequent technology of long-haul captains.

According to The Sun, RAF pilots usually earn round £50,000 a yr, whereas business airways will pay in extra of £100,000.

The airline nevertheless is alleged to be focussing its recruitment drive on pilots with expertise flying the quick jets.

An advert says: “In order to be suitable, you must be operating, or have operated in the last three years on one of the following RAF Aircraft: F-35 B Lightning II, Typhoon FGR4.

“As a member of our Flight Crew, you can be becoming a member of the UK’s solely solely long-haul airline. Flying out of London Heathrow to thrilling locations comparable to New York, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Delhi, Barbados, Antigua and plenty of extra.”

It reportedly claims Virgin Atlantic jets are among some of the best in the world. This, it says, is why it is looking to recruit elite pilots.

It says it is looking for “excessive performing and motivated skilled pilots” who will give customers an “distinctive journey” while delivering “constant operational excellence”.

It adds: “We have one of many youngest, cleanest, and most technologically subtle twin-engine wide-body fleet of any airline.

“So, as a pilot, you’ll be flying industry leading modern and efficient aircraft, which is being further renewed with deliveries every year.”