Military, Training

Iraqi Pilots Receive Training Helicopters

By Staff Writer | December 8, 2008

Five Bell 206B Jet Rangers have arrived in Kirkuk, courtesy of the U.S., to serve as instrument trainers for the soon-to-be formed Iraqi Air Force Squadron 2.  Five more are expected.  After they have been trained by high-time U.S. aviators and support personnel, the Iraqi pilots will transition into the OH-58 Kiowa to perform peacekeeping roles in country. For related news

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