Ukrainian pilots begin training in Romania to fly F-16 jets

Ukrainian pilots begin training in Romania to fly F-16 jets

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The relevant report was posted by DW in Ukraine and seen by Ukrinform.

The training course is expected to last six months. The training center is located 150 kilometers east of Bucharest.

Lockheed, a company manufacturing the F-16 fighter aircraft, provided instructors and technical personnel to conduct training.

A reminder that, on November 7, 2023, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky expressed gratitude to the Netherlands and Prime Minister Mark Rutte for their support of Ukraine, namely the transfer of five F-16 fighter aircraft that had already arrived in Romania.

Photo: illustrative, defense.gov

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