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Training to Fly for the RAAF

Training to Fly for the RAAF

Among the trainee fighter pilots of the Royal Australian Air Force’s (RAAF) Introductory Fighter School is a Qantas captain who has taken leave without pay and a former Australian Army soldier.

Another is from Melbourne and a fourth from country Western Australia.

“It’s a dream they’ve been chasing for quite a while,” Squadron Leader Grant Taylor said, standing on the tarmac at RAAF Base Darwin as the trainees prepared their jets for takeoff.

For the complete story by James Purtill of ABC (Australia), click here.

Updated: May 13, 2015 — 11:39 PM

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