October 14 2009
A South Korean lawmaker says that the air force has cut its flight training to below minimum requirements due to high oil prices, reports the Yonhap News Agency (South Korea).
Pilots averaged 132.8 hours in the air per year from 2004 to 2008, while the air force requires each pilot to fly for at least 150 hours annually to maintain a basic level of skill, according to Rep. Lee Yoon-sung of the ruling Grand National Party.
The air force requires pilots to fly for at least 180...
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