Italy’s international flight training school



Aeronautica Militare

THE AERONAUTICA Militare (Italian Air Force) and Leonardo moved a step ahead in improving the integration and cooperation between the military and related defence contractors, with the aim of developing the military training sector, and the training of the Aeronautica Militare. In a conference at the Farnborough International Airshow, on July 17, Italian Chief of the Air Staf, General Enzo Vecciarelli, and the Leonardo CEO, Alessandro Profumo, introduced the new project, in the presence of the new Italian Minister of Defence, Ms Elisabetta Trenta. During the conference, they signed a collaborative agreement that will strengthen the training services already ofered by the Aeronautica Militare’s 61° Stormo and will establish an all new International Flight Training School (IFTS) to support military pilot training.

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