TLP’s third flight course of the year, whose flight mission began last Monday, has reached its halfway point, as seven of the 12 planned flight missions have already been carried out, three of them in the simulator.
That is why today an open day was held in which Lt. Col. O’Brien of the United States Armed Forces reaffirmed the intention of the US fifth generation F-35 aircraft, which is taking part in the full TLP course for the first time. In Albacete, come back next year. “I confirm that the training we are taking is highly valuable and has made a great impression on us. I reaffirm my intention to participate in the first course of the year and one with the F-35 in September Am.”
For his part, British Army Lieutenant Colonel John Milintong has confirmed that F-35s from Italy will also arrive during September 2023 and those from the United Kingdom will do so in 2023 or 2024.
Milintong, Martinez and O’Brien after offering a press conference at Los Lanos Air Base. – Photo: JG
The number of participants is about 700 people; 32 of them will graduate from this flight course, including 21 pilots, six intelligence officers and five air traffic controllers. Flights take place at noon Monday through Friday, and began on Monday, 19 September, as the first week was devoted to educational activity and simulator flights (synthetics) participating nations such as blue wind (affiliated party) Belgium, Denmark, Spain and the United States are in total with 24 aircraft on this flight course. USAF fifth generation aircraft are participating for the first time: blue wind Helping generate a good number of lessons learned from Albacete and about the integration of fourth and fifth generation aircraft into this type of mission, as highlighted by TLP Chief Colonel Alberto Martínez, who developed the course. gave a very positive evaluation. With regard to the participation of the aircraft red windThere are 10 aircraft in total, the same as the participating nation forces. Blue,
Colonel Martinez has also reported that the possibility of all flight courses supported by an aircraft carrier is being considered, as is the course in which George W. Bush of the United States is participating.