Speaking on the waves Radio Liberty, Ukrainian Service of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty condemned Ukrainian Air Force spokesman Yuriy Ignat “premature” announcement of the imminent delivery of a dozen Mirage fighter jets by France to Ukraine.
However, he confirmed that several of his men are currently being trained by “French Colleagues” although it’s not about “pilots” and mechanics, dispatchers, “pathfinders” and other ground workers of the Ukrainian Air Force.
In an article published on his website on March 22, Le Figaro reported that France was indeed preparing to supply several of its old Mirage fighters – produced before 2007. Or that, anyway, Paris “held the whole latitude” on the subject: “If one day we had to make a political decision, the pilots would have to be trained,” This was reported to the newspaper by an official familiar with the matter. The diary shows that this training has already begun for m
Source: Courrier International
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