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Military Aircraft: Helicopters

Volume 475: debated on Wednesday 14 May 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence pursuant to the answer of 30 April 2008, Official Report, column 484W, on military aircraft: helicopters, what the average number of flying hours flown by helicopter pilots was in (a) Iraq and (b) Afghanistan in the last 12 months. (204555)

Between 1 May 2007 and 30 April 2008, the average number of flying hours per helicopter pilot per two-month tour was 106 for those serving in Iraq, and 111 for those serving in Afghanistan.