USAF Unveils Privatized Training Concept For Helo Pilots

Bell TH-1H
Credit: U.S. Air Force
With 24 Bell TH-1Hs at Fort Rucker, Alabama, scheduled to hit service life limits starting in 2025, the U.S. Air Force has rolled out a very different, privatized concept for introductory helicopter pilot training using a "Bell 206 or other commercial platform." A request for information (RFI)...
Steve Trimble

Steve covers military aviation, missiles and space for the Aviation Week Network, based in Washington DC.

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