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

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

  PR Newswire

  LONDON, February 5, 2013

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:

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, R oyal  A ir
     F orce
  *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, Augusta Westland, BAE Systems, ETC, Lockheed Martin,
Starlite Aviation, Alenia Aermacchi, Christy Aerospace & Technology and
Kelowna Flightcraft.

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