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Iraqi air force receives new aircraft

The Iraqi air force's newest Cessna 208 Caravan lands at the Iraqi Flying Training Wing for the first-time March 29 at Kirkuk Air Base, Iraq. The Cessna 208 is the most advanced fixed wing training aircraft for the Iraqi Flying Training Wing. Iraqi students spend approximately six months learning to fly the Cessna 208 and receive pilot wings upon completion of the training syllabus. They then move onto the Iraqi air force's operational aircraft which includes the C-208, King Air, C-130 Hercules or SAMA (Zenair) CH-2000. The Iraqi Air Force Flying Training Wing inventory will have a total of five Cessna 208s by the end of 2008. (U.S. Air Force/Senior Master Sgt. Don Senger)

The Iraqi air force's newest Cessna 208 Caravan lands at the Iraqi Flying Training Wing for the first-time March 29 at Kirkuk Air Base, Iraq. The Cessna 208 is the most advanced fixed wing training aircraft for the Iraqi Flying Training Wing. Iraqi students spend approximately six months learning to fly the Cessna 208 and receive pilot wings upon completion of the training syllabus. They then move onto the Iraqi air force's operational aircraft which includes the C-208, King Air, C-130 Hercules or SAMA (Zenair) CH-2000. The Iraqi Air Force Flying Training Wing inventory will have a total of five Cessna 208s by the end of 2008. (U.S. Air Force/Senior Master Sgt. Don Senger)

The Iraqi air force's newest Cessna 208 Caravan lands for the first-time at the Iraqi Flying Training Wing March 29 at Kirkuk Air Base, Iraq. The Cessna 208 is the advanced fixed wing training aircraft for the Iraqi Flying Training Wing. Iraqi students spend approximately six months learning to fly the Cessna 208 and receive pilot wings upon completion of the training syllabus. The Iraqi Air Force Flying Training Wing inventory will have a total of five Cessna 208s by the end of 2008. (U.S. Air Force/Senior Master Sgt. Don Senger)

The Iraqi air force's newest Cessna 208 Caravan lands for the first-time at the Iraqi Flying Training Wing March 29 at Kirkuk Air Base, Iraq. The Cessna 208 is the advanced fixed wing training aircraft for the Iraqi Flying Training Wing. Iraqi students spend approximately six months learning to fly the Cessna 208 and receive pilot wings upon completion of the training syllabus. The Iraqi Air Force Flying Training Wing inventory will have a total of five Cessna 208s by the end of 2008. (U.S. Air Force/Senior Master Sgt. Don Senger)

Iraqi pilots remove tape off a new Cessna 208 Caravan to reveal the Iraqi air force markings March 29 at Kirkuk Air Base, Iraq. The Cessna 208 is the advanced fixed wing training aircraft for the Iraqi Flying Training Wing. Iraqi students spend approximately six months learning to fly the Cessna and receive pilot wings upon completion of the training syllabus. They then move onto the Iraqi air force's operational aircraft which includes the C-208, King Air, C-130 Hercules or SAMA (Zenair) CH-2000. The Iraqi Air Force Flying Training Wing inventory will have a total of five Cessna 208s by the end of 2008. (U.S. Air Force/Senior Master Sgt. Don Senger)

Iraqi pilots remove tape off a new Cessna 208 Caravan to reveal the Iraqi air force markings March 29 at Kirkuk Air Base, Iraq. The Cessna 208 is the advanced fixed wing training aircraft for the Iraqi Flying Training Wing. Iraqi students spend approximately six months learning to fly the Cessna and receive pilot wings upon completion of the training syllabus. They then move onto the Iraqi air force's operational aircraft which includes the C-208, King Air, C-130 Hercules or SAMA (Zenair) CH-2000. The Iraqi Air Force Flying Training Wing inventory will have a total of five Cessna 208s by the end of 2008. (U.S. Air Force/Senior Master Sgt. Don Senger)

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