• Short Summary

    General Tikka Khan, Chief of Staff of the Pakistan Army, awarded flying brevets and diplomas to young pilots from the United Arab Emirates at a graduation ceremony at Dhamial Air Base, near Rawalpindi, on Saturday (15 February).

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    General Tikka Khan, Chief of Staff of the Pakistan Army, awarded flying brevets and diplomas to young pilots from the United Arab Emirates at a graduation ceremony at Dhamial Air Base, near Rawalpindi, on Saturday (15 February).

    The U.A.E. pilots were part of a large contingent of graduating officers, and in his address General Tikka Khan said: "It is gratifying to note that the Army Aviation School has played and is continuing to play a significant role in the training of fixed and rotary wing pilots for meeting the ever-increasing demands of not only the Pakistan Army but also other sister services - i.e. the Pakistan Air Force and the Pakistan Navy."
    Apart from training programme for their own countrymen, Pakistan aviation schools have played an increasingly important international role during the past few years. They helped initiate Malta Airways and have trained pilots and sent advisors to Jordan, Syria and Libya.

    After the graduation ceremonies a helicopter squadron gave a fly-past and demonstration of manoeuvres and parachuting techniques.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7O27M6O84U7N3W0GM2JWHCX4Y
    Media URN:
    VLVA7O27M6O84U7N3W0GM2JWHCX4Y
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/02/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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