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NFTE gathers pace as initial campus locations announced

14th December 2021 - 10:45 GMT | by Trevor Nash in Holsworthy


Elementary flight training at LOM Praha will take place on the Z-142C. (Photo: LOM Praha)

NATO Flight Training Europe is moving forward at speed, as it announces an initial pair of fast-jet pilot training campuses.

The 10 nations participating in the NATO Flight Training Europe (NFTE) programme have officially designated the initial two NFTE Training Campuses.

Belgium, Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Romania, Spain, and Turkey aspire to create a NATO-led flight training organisation to provide training for fixed- and rotary-wing pilots, UAV pilots and sensor operators.

The two NFTE Training Campuses selected are the International Flight Training School (IFTS) — currently located at Lecce in Italy but set to move to Decimomannu, Sardinia in 2022 — and the Flight Training Center (CLV) in Pardubice in the Czech Republic.

According to NATO,

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Trevor Nash


Trevor Nash

After a career in the British Army, Trevor Nash worked in the simulation and training …

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