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Kyiv: U.S. has determined that Ukrainian pilots would need only 4 month to master F-16
Spokesman for the Ukrainian Air Force Yuriy Ihnat confirmed that skills of Ukrainian pilots were evaluated in the United States to see how much time they would need to master the F-16 aircraft.
Ihnat noted that the Ukrainian Air Force had previously announced that up to six months of training would be required, but the American side came to the conclusion that the Ukrainian pilots could probably be retrained in four months.
"An evaluation of our pilots was done. These are combat pilots, with …
Ukraine requests F-16 fighter jets from the Netherlands
The Dutch government confirmed it received an official request from Ukraine for fighter jets, reports the news agency NOS, citing the Dutch Defense Minister, Kajsa Ollongren.
The minister called this request understandable, adding that it is not easy to fulfill.
"We should discuss the availability of the F-16 with the Americans and other allies. And we have to seriously look at the consequences. It can't happen overnight. We must be honest in this regard," the Minister said. "We take the …