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Armed Forces: Training

Volume 475: debated on Wednesday 7 May 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence pursuant to the answer of 29 April 2008, Official Report, column 55W, on the armed forces: training, how many (a) crew personnel, (b) pilots and (c) each type of aircraft participated in Arctic flying training during the winter training period of 2007. (203468)

48 pilots and 10 other aircrew personnel took part in Arctic flying training, during the winter training period of 2007. The number and type of aircraft which also participated are shown as follows:

Number

Type

5

Sea King Mk 4

3

Lynx Mk 7

2

Gazelle

3

Puma HCl