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New F-16 Pilots On Last Training Leg In Ariz.

June 29 2011


The first air force pilots for Morocco's new F-16 fighters are concluding 15 months of training at the 162nd Fighter Wing, Tucson, Ariz., reports the Air Force News Service.

The four pilots are the first Moroccans to complete consecutive courses in basic qualification, flight lead upgrade and instructor pilot certification in the F-16.

The airmen are scheduled to finish the training in time to fly four aircraft back to Morocco on July 30.

Morocco ordered 24 F-16 Block 52...

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