• Short Summary

    AFRICAN STUDENT PILOTS ARE TRAINING IN KENYA FOR FLYING APPOINTMENTS IN THE COUNTRY'S NEW AIR FORCE.

  • Description

    AFRICAN STUDENT PILOTS ARE TRAINING IN KENYA FOR FLYING APPOINTMENTS IN THE COUNTRY'S NEW AIR FORCE.

    THE TRAINING FLIGHT COMPRISES CHIPMUNK SINGLE ENGINED AIRCRAFT AND BRITISH RAF INSTRUCTORS ARE CONDUCTING THE COURSES. THE CHIEF FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR, FLT LT. MAX PETTEY SAID THE TRAINEES ARE DOING "VERY WELL" IN ALL PHASES OF THEIR COURSE.

    LAST MONTH THE KENYA PRIME MINISTER, MR JOMO KENYATTA, SAID THAT KENYAN PILOTS HAD BEEN SECRETLY TRAINING IN ISRAEL BEFORE INDEPENDENCE. ANNOUNCING THE FORMATION OF THE KENYA AIRFORCE THE PRIME MINISTER SAID HE WAS GRATEFUL FOR BRITAIN'S ASSISTANCE IN PROVIDING INSTRUCTORS AND AIRCRAFT FOR THE NEW SERVICE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6KSZEMNZPGWU4FKP84G3ZKSLT
    Media URN:
    VLVA6KSZEMNZPGWU4FKP84G3ZKSLT
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/07/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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