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Military Aircraft: Training

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN HL1528, tabled on 5 September 2016

To ask Her Majesty’s Government how much Ascent Flight Training charges the Ministry of Defence to train a fast jet pilot to the point where they are ready to move on to the Operational Conversion Unit of their chosen aircraft.

Answered on

14 September 2016

Ascent Flight Training charges approximately £610,000 to train each fast jet student pilot to the point where they are ready to move on to the Operational Conversion Unit stage.