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Saudi Arabia: European Fighter Aircraft

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 96987, tabled on 29 September 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many pilots are undergoing RAF training to fly the Typhoon, by nationality.

Answered on

5 October 2020

As at 30 September 2020, the number of pilots training on the Typhoon Operational Conversion Unit, by nationality, are as follows:

Nationality

Number of pilots (*Rounded)

UK (RAF Pilots)

20

Qatar

~

Saudi Arabia

~

United States of America

~

*In accordance with the Data Protection Act and our obligations in relation to the protection of confidentiality when handling personal data, the data has been rounded in the table to the nearest 10 and a '~' denotes a number equal to or less than 5.

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