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Military Aircraft: Crew

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 65546, tabled on 18 October 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many full-time pilots were in place who fly (a) fast jet, (b) other fixed wing and (c) rotary craft in each of the three regular services as of 18 October 2022.

Answered on

25 October 2022

The information requested on the number of Armed Forces personnel who are trained pilots is being withheld to avoid releasing details of our capabilities to adversaries. The Armed Forces have sufficient trained personnel to meet the operational requirement.

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