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International Flight Training School In Italy Welcomes First Two German Air Force Pilots

The new International Flight Training School (IFTS) is a joint venture between the Italian Air Force and Leonardo. Currently located at the 61° Stormo (Wing) at Galatina Air Base, in southeastern Italy but about to relocate to Decimomannu Air Base, Sardinia, (where a groundbreaking ceremony was held in December 2020 to mark the beginning of the construction works of a modern flight training campus), the initiative is an example of strategic partnership between the military and the industry, set to become an international  benchmark for military pilots’ training. There’s a growing demand for training by partner nations most of those are simply not equipped with “domestic” solutions to prepare their pilots for 4th and 5th generation aircraft.

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