• Short Summary

    THE ROYAL MALAYSIAN AIR FORCE WAS FORMED IN JULY 1 1950, AS THE ROYAL MALAYAN AIR FORCE.

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    THE ROYAL MALAYSIAN AIR FORCE WAS FORMED IN JULY 1 1950, AS THE ROYAL MALAYAN AIR FORCE. OVER THE YEARS, SOME 1,260 MALAYSIANS HAVE BEEN TRAINED AND EMPLOYED BY THE ROYAL AIR FORCE (MALAYA) BOTH AS TECHNICIANS AND OTHER TRADESMEN. MORE THAN 104 MALAYSIANS HAVE BEEN GIVEN THE OPPORTUNITY BY THE ROYAL AIR FORCE TO GO TO BRITAIN FOR ADVANCED TRAINING.

    SINCE THE FORMATION OF THE ROYAL MALAYSIAN AIR FORCE, 220 MEMBERS OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE (MALAYA) HAVE CHOSEN TO TRANSFER TO THEIR OWN NATIONAL SERVICE.

    ON PARADE AT THE ROYAL AIR FORCE, ON JULY 3 WERE 35 MEMBERS OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE (MALAYA), WHO HAVE SUCCESSFULLY FINISHED THEIR RECRUIT TRAINING. ALSO ON PARADE WERE 30 RECRUITS OF THE ROYAL MALAYSIAN AIR FORCE, WHO GRADUATED AFTER A 20-WEEK COURSE TRAINING AS INSTRUMENT AND ELECTRICAL MECHANICS.

    THE REVIEWING OFFICER AT THE PASSING-OUT PARADE OF RECRUITS WAS AIR COMMODORE R.E.W.HARLAND, WHO IS SENIOR TECHNICAL STAFF OFFICER AT HEADQUARTERS, FAR EAST AIR FORCE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAETUBBODRDHZ6SBIY02AZ1LXII
    Media URN:
    VLVAETUBBODRDHZ6SBIY02AZ1LXII
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/07/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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