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Saudi Arabia: Tornado Aircraft

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 114287, tabled on 11 November 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many Royal Saudi Air Force Tornado pilots were taught to fly the Tornado by the RAF in (a) the UK and (b) Saudi Arabia.

Answered on

16 November 2020

It is over 20 years since Tornado conversion training was delivered by the RAF to Saudi pilots in the UK. Information on the number of Saudi pilots trained during this period is no longer held.

The RAF has not delivered such training in Saudi Arabia.

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