Auditors Hit UK Defense Ministry Over Pilot Training Shortfall

Credit: Typhoon: Chris Lofting
LONDON—The UK defense ministry has been criticized by auditors because its £3.2 billion ($3.85 billion) Military Flying Training System (MFTS) has failed to meet contractual obligations. The issues have resulted in shortfalls of trained aircrew at a time when the UK is in the process of expanding...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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