Military Photo: US Air Force Trains Iraqi Helicopter Pilots

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Posted: 10/01/2009

Air Force instructors assigned to the 721st Air Expeditionary Advisory Squadron fly on a training mission here with their Iraqi students, Oct. 8, as the Iraqi pilots perform aerial formation flying procedures. The U.S. Airmen train them on approaches, take-offs, landings and remote operations consisting of landing in unfamiliar landing zones. Air Force instructor pilots assigned to the 721st AEAS train, advise and assist Iraqi helicopter pilots around the clock, helping the Iraqis develop their air force. Photo by Tech. Sgt. Johnny Saldivar



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