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Experimentation is the key to improved RAF fast-jet training

25th May 2021 - 11:53 GMT | by Trevor Nash in Bristol, UK


Gp Capt Paul Cole, Assistant Director Plans, Directorate of Flying Training. (Photo: Trevor Nash)

The RAF is making radical changes to the way it trains its fast-jet pilots at RAF Valley by re-evaluating the training pipeline and adding new technologies.

The UK MoD is making some significant changes to its Military Flight Training System (MFTS) in terms of fast-jet pilot training.

With a target of producing 50 fast jet pilots each year, the RAF is adopting some radical changes in terms of the 'complexity and interconnectivity of the training pipeline ...

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