UK adds long-overdue helicopter aircrew training capacity

22nd January 2020 - 15:00 GMT | by Trevor Nash in London


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The UK MoD has signed a £183 million ($240 million) Military Flying Training System (MFTS) contract to add capacity to train rotary-wing pilots, filling a long-overdue shortfall.

This contract amendment includes four new Airbus H145 Jupiter helicopters, a simulator and infrastructure improvements at RAF Shawbury where the aircraft are based ...

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