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DSEI 2013: Air chief looks to increased synthetic training

11th September 2013 - 17:12 GMT | by Tony Skinner in London

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For the RAF to retain the current level of capability in the face of lower budgeted flying hours, it will need to increase its reliance on synthetic training, according to the new chief of the air staff.

ACM Andrew Pulford presented the RAF’s requirement for greater synthetic training as both a ‘collective problem’ and a ‘challenge to industry’ during a presentation at the DSEI exhibition in London on 11 September. 

‘Because if the future is to be truly synthetic and I am to live up to the 50:50 ambition or the 90:10 ambition or the no flying at all ambition

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