The Nigerian Air Power (NAF) on Tuesday, winged a feminine fight pilot officer, and 5 others.
Chief of Air Workers (CAS), Sadique Abubakar, winged them on the mixed ceremony of Fundamental Flying Course 19 Batch A and Tactical Fighter Course 24 Batch B, at NAF Headquarters, Abuja.
He assured that NAF would proceed to make sure capability constructing as a way to successfully safeguard the nation.
Abubakar adorned 4 pilots with their primary pilot wings on completion of their Fundamental Flying Course.
He additionally bestowed the award of Fight Ranking to operational pilots who’ve accomplished the Tactical Flying Course on the Alpha Jet plane.
“Human capability growth is likely one of the key drivers of the service imaginative and prescient and has certainly acquired a lot consideration. That is evident within the variety of personnel which have been skilled in numerous programs, each domestically and abroad,” he stated.
The commencement brings the entire variety of new pilots winged since 2015 to 118.
In July, Flying Officer, Tolulope Arotile, Nigeria’s first feminine fight pilot, died on Air Power base in Kaduna.
NAF stated she was “inadvertently hit” by a former schoolmate when the automobile was in reverse mode.