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UK MFTS to get more aircraft and sims

18th June 2019 - 12:38 GMT | by Trevor Nash in London


Ascent Flight Training, the company running the UK’s Military Flying Training System (MFTS) programme, is to ‘increase the output and the capacity’ of the project by procuring more aircraft and adding to the infrastructure as well as increasing the numbers of ‘staff, students and simulators’.

Ascent's MD Tim James, speaking exclusively to Shephard, said that ‘we’ve already delivered over 200 frontline students. We have 500 students that have graduated from various modules within the training system and we hope to deliver another 200 to the front-line by the end of this financial year. We want to increase that number

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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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