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USN overhauls pilot training but delays remain
Since 2017 the USN has suffered a slowdown in its pipeline for training strike pilots, according to RADM Gregory Harris, Director Air Warfare Division, Office of Naval Operations.
Speaking at the Navy League virtual symposium on 31 March, Harris said that this situation is now changing, although delays remain.
Asked how long it took to train a strike pilot, Harris replied, ‘too darn long. We have had significant delays over a number of years inside that programme’.
In the past, he explained, ‘we under-loaded the programme because we were having difficulties and so we did not pull in enough aviators that ...
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