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Denmark trains first 50 Ukrainian specialists to service F-16 fighters

28 June, 2024 Friday
14:04

The first 50 Ukrainian specialists to maintain F-16 fighter jets have completed their training in Denmark. Most of them have returned to Ukraine

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Major General Jan Dam, Commander of the Royal Danish Air Force, said this in an interview with TV2.

According to him, most of the aforementioned specialists have already returned to Ukraine and are waiting to receive the first F-16 fighters at air bases.

He added that the next group of 50 Ukrainians will also start training soon.

At the same time, the first group of Ukrainian pilots is being trained to master night flights, Dam said.

According to the commander, the pilots' training is designed to last 6-8 months.

  • Bogdan Klich, former Minister of Defense of the Republic of Poland, in an interview with Antin Borkovskyi, host of the Studio West program, said that the launch of the air coalition is the most difficult thing in supporting Ukraine, as training of Ukrainian pilots on F-16s took some time.
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