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BAE Systems' ADF training milestone

12th July 2016 - 12:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


BAE Systems Australia's Flight Training Tamworth facility has delivered 250,000 flying training hours for student pilots of the Australian Defence Force (ADF), the company announced on 12 July.

The facility has seen over 5,600 ADF students graduate from the facility, with students completing basic flying training and flight screening courses on CT4B air trainers.

The company offers rotary wing, fixed wing and advanced military flying training at its Tamworth Flight Training facility, and also provides services to the air forces of New Guinea, Brunei and Singapore. In total, the facility has completed around 360,000 training hours.

BAE Systems also provides aviation technical training to the aircraft technicians of ADF at the Royal Australian Air Force Base Wagga.

Steve Drury, Aerospace Director at BAE Systems, said in a company statement that BAE Systems Australia is focused on getting more work in its Tamworth facility to sustain its military flying training operations beyond 2019.

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