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Saudi Arabia: European Fighter Aircraft

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 96986, tabled on 29 September 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many and what proportion of the Royal Saudi Air Force’s current Typhoon pilots were taught to fly the Typhoon by the RAF.

Answered on

5 October 2020

Since 2008, 25 Saudi pilots have completed Typhoon conversion training alongside the RAF. We do not maintain a record of how many of these pilots continue to fly the Typhoon, nor do we monitor the size of current RSAF Typhoon pilot cadre.

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