Basic Flying Training
For much of the past decade, the UK military has been busy shifting its real-world pilot training into synthetic environments, looking to utilise simulators instead of expensive fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft, whose precious flight hours are considered better spent elsewhere
Textron Aviation Defense has been awarded a contract for the procurement of long lead items for Tunisia’s T-6C Texan procurement programme
Babcock Canada and Leonardo Canada have signed a Letter of Intent to jointly pursue Canada’s Future Aircrew Training programme and to create a Canadian joint venture
AFM contributor Mario Flores recently captured this impressive footage of Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) PT-6 piston-engine trainers in rehearsal for the flying display that will mark 100 years since the birth of the Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the country’s first president.
Spain has opted to replace its ageing fleet of CASA C-101 Aviojet jet trainers with the Pilatus PC-21 single-engined turboprop.