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In December he underwent various sporting tests and examinations at the Aircrew Selection Centre, at RAF Biggin Hill, along with further tests and interviews at HMS Daedalus, and interviews at the Admiralty Interview Board, HMS Sultan.

During March and April 1979, the prince was enrolled at the Royal Naval College Flight, undergoing pilot training, until he was accepted as a trainee helicopter pilot and signed on for 12 years from .

Though he had brief assignments to HMS Illustrious, RNAS Culdrose, and the Joint Services School of Intelligence, Prince Andrew remained with Invincible until 1983.

He saw active service during the Falklands War, flying on multiple missions including anti-surface warfare, Exocet missile decoy, and casualty evacuation.

In 1986, Prince Andrew married Sarah Ferguson; the couple's marriage, separation and eventual divorce in 1996 attracted a high level of media coverage.

At the cessation of the war, Invincible returned to Portsmouth, where the Queen and Prince Philip joined other families of the crew in welcoming the vessel home.

The Argentine military government reportedly planned, but did not attempt, to assassinate the prince on Mustique in July 1982.

From 1995 to 1996, the Duke was posted as Senior Pilot of 815 Naval Air Squadron, then the largest flying unit in the Fleet Air Arm.

His main responsibility was to supervise flying standards and to guarantee an effective operational capability.As well as carrying out various official engagements, he served as Britain's Special Representative for International Trade and Investment until July 2011.He is the namesake of his paternal grandfather, Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark, who died 16 years before he was born.He was promoted to Lieutenant-Commander on 1 February and passed the ship command examination on 12 March 1992.From 1993 to 1994, Prince Andrew commanded the Hunt-class minehunter HMS Cottesmore.(Andrew Albert Christian Edward, born 19 February 1960) is a member of the British royal family.

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