Yuriy Ihnat made a press release on Ukrainian tv, in line with which the first pilots have already began flying the American-made F-16 fighter jets.
Our companions don’t wish to reveal too many particulars about the coaching course of, however it’s a indisputable fact that pilots are educated straight in the air, on F-16s
– said Ihnat, who added that the Ukrainian military will maintain out till assist arrives.
It was introduced a couple of days earlier that The Netherlands delivered the first 5 F-16 fighter jets to Romania, to proceed coaching Ukrainian (and Romanian) pilots for the precise use of fight plane in the coaching middle established in the nation.
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