In Denmark, Ukrainian pilots are already undergoing air training with instructors on F-16 fighters.
This is reported with reference to the spokesman for the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Yuriy Ihnat during a briefing.
"Before that, there were NATO-type light aircraft that help to make the transition to F-16 easier. Now it is flights with an instructor. Every day the number of Ukrainian pilots who are trained and perform the tasks set by the instructor may increase," Ihnat said.
According to him, the next stage will be independent flights on airplanes.
"And then, accordingly, flights for combat use in order to learn how to fight on this aircraft," the spokesman added.-
Ihnat said that in addition to the pilots studying in Denmark, training is also taking place in the United States and the United Kingdom. Not only pilots but also other specialists, ground personnel, officers of combat management, and aviation engineering service are being trained.
Author – Anastasiya Glotova, 21/11/2023