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First flight school opened by the US in Iraq
Kirkuk , Iraq - Aim is to progressively rebuild the Iraqi Air Force
Three years and a half after the invasion of Iraq, the US armed forces have finally decided to found the first flight school for Iraqi pilots, for trying to rebuild the country's air force, practically destroyed by the embargo, the sanctions and the wars of 1991 and 2003.
The school is to be found at the Regional Air Base of Kirkuk, in the Iraqi Kurdistan, a former air base of Saddam Hussein's...
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