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I/ITSEC 2012: Israeli flight training centre nears opening

6th December 2012 - 09:05 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in Orlando

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Elbit is currently undergoing the final integration and testing of its Mission Training Centre (MTC) for the Israeli Air Force (IAF), which is due to open in February.

The centre will contain eight full flight simulators for the IAF's F-15 or F-16 fast jets, of which it has some 300, and is designed to cut the amount of flight hours pilots have to carry out. 

'We are responsible for building the facility, and the maintenance and training for 15 years on all F-15 and F-16s for the Israeli Air Force,' Alon Afik, VP of the training and simulation business line

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Beth is a former senior reporter for Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Beth graduated …

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