L-3 Link Simulation & Training, Lockheed Martin, Boeing Military Aircraft and Alenia Aermacchi Join G-6 Industry Leaders Panel Discussion at Military Flight Training

Feb 05, 2013, 10:41 ET from Defence IQ

LONDON, February 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Military and Defence industry leaders are set to meet at Defence IQ's Military Flight Training conference in March to provide a 360 degree perspective of current and future military fixed wing and rotary flight training requirements, capabilities and technologies: http://www.militaryflighttraining.com

Integral to any successful flight training capability is a process of collaboration and development between military and defence industry providers. This is set to be a hot topic on the agenda at this year's Military Flight Training, with a G-6 Industry Leaders Panel Discussion dedicated to the strategic thinking shaping the future of the defence industry.

With continuing support coming from Chiefs of Staff, Commanders of Air Training, Heads of Air Procurement, and Operational Trainers from 6 out of the 7 continents in the globe, Military Flight Training has become the community's annual general meeting place, providing a rare platform to share lessons learned and best practice in current military flight training requirements, capabilities and programmes.

Senior military personnel from the UK, US, Poland, and Philippines will join the Military Flight Training speaker faculty including:

  • General Edward A. Rice Jr., Commander, Air Education and Training Command, US Air Force
  • Major General Slawomir Kaluzinski, Deputy Commander & Chief of Air Training, Polish Air Force
  • Major General Edgardo Rene C Samonte, Commander Air Education & Training Command, Philippines Air Force
  • Group Captain Simon Blake, UKMFTS, No. 22 (Training) Group, Royal Air Force
  • Colonel Dale VanDusen, Program Manager, T-X, US Air Force


Military Flight Training will feature a dedicated focus day on Training for the 5th Generation Fighter, providing the stepping stones to developing the most effective 5th Generation Capable Training Programme. Along with Training for the Modern Rotary Aviator, an opportunity to review ways to optimise training for rotary pilots through the procurement of innovative and cost effective simulators and trainers

Military Flight Training 2013 will be held between 11 - 13 March in London and is sponsored by Boeing, AgustaWestland, BAE Systems, ETC, Lockheed Martin, Starlite Aviation, Alenia Aermacchi, Christy Aerospace & Technology and Kelowna Flightcraft.

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