Best Trained Air Force Pilots

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  1. ahho
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    Hmm so the Canadian Air For still have the best training from WW2 till now very interesting to know this. Nobody talks about military in canada except the funding problem :mad:

    well rommel, i am just wondering, how do we transport the cf-18 to iraq and kosovo??? I've been wondering about this.

    IMO
    best pilots
    1) USA
    2) Isreal/Canada/Russia
    3) Pakistan <-- pretty questionable now since they dun have bvr
    4) India/China
     
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    Hey guys,

    I wouldn't put russian pilots in the top ten based on training numbers
     
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    they only get 60 hours a year. so bad that putin needs to send em as mercenaries to africa to get some mig and flanker training. pilots like viktor pugachev are rare.
     
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    Well, I think that the CF-18 just fly to the deployment zone, since they have a ferry range of about 3,700 km and can be refueled in air or they can land like in England or Ireland to refuel. But I can't be sure since I'm not a air force serviceman, only a little grunt...
     
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    I think the PAF has the best pilots in the world. Chuck Yeager and Chuck Horner said that Pakistan's pilots are some of the most feared in the world. And they outmatched the Shah's new F-5s with old F-6s! Plus a 5-1 kill ratio against a modern, well-trained Indian Air Force in 1971! Also forgot to mention the 4 kills they scored against the Israelis during the 1973 war without taking any losses. They shot down an F-4 in a Hawker Hunter! :nana:
     
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    Chuck yeager is a lieing little bitch. He hated India so his comments were extremely bias. Plus the Indian airforce was not well trained in 1971. It was only in the mid 1980's that InAF took more infances on training.
     
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    chuch yeager is not a little *****. you dont have to call the supersonic man names just cause he said something bad about india. why did he hate india?
     
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    Well for one he disliked India because his government at the time did. 1971 India was a close Soviet Ally and Nixon as we all know hated India. He even tried getting China to attack India when India attacked Pakistan to liberate Bangledesh. Yuck Yeager was constantly commenting how the USA would help Pakistan kick India's ass. After it didn't happen he uped and left.
    But a few pointers. This is Pakistan's air victory in 1971. Are you gonna compare the Pakistani pilots of old to new Indian pilots? I doubt the flying hours of the Pakistani pilots even though they must have the best instructers. After all you can't learn to drive a car with out getting behind the wheel.;)
     
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    Well in the 80s they continued the legacy by fighting the Soviets. They kicked their @$$es. They took down about 12-20 Soviet and Afghan aircraft without taking any losses! And that stopped in 1989. Now it's been 16 years, but I still think the PAF would be highly capable. Note that Chuck Horner said that Pakistani pilots were amazing in his book. Which was published in 1996. And F-16.net has an interview with one of the Pakistani pilots. And he'll tell you how hard the training is, even F-16.net notes how rigorous PAF training is!
     
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    I fail see how PAF pilots can achieve so much now that they probabily don't have the pilot hours or the proper trainer aircraft. When was the last time the PAF held joint exercises or engagned BVR fighters?
     
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