Commander of Saudi Air Forces Honors Pilot for 2nd Highest Typhoon Flying Hours

Saudi Press Agency (SPA)18.08.2021 KSA
Commander of Saudi Air Forces Honors Pilot for 2nd Highest Typhoon Flying Hours

Commander of Saudi Air Forces Honors Pilot for 2nd Highest Typhoon Flying Hours

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The Commander of the Saudi Royal Air Forces (SRAF) Lieutenant General Prince Turki bin Bandar honored Sunday Pilot Major Ali Dhafir Al-Qarni (photo) for achieving 2,500 flying hours on Typhoon System, gaining the second highest flying hours in Typhoon around the world.

Al-Qarni was awarded the Medal of Perfection for the second time, the Air Force Shield and an appreciation certificate, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.

In another development, the Royal Saudi Naval Forces (RSNF) and the friendly Indian Naval Forces concluded Saturday the mixed bilateral naval drill coded (Indian Ocean) in the Arabian Gulf water.

The Commander of Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Fleet Vice Admiral Majed bin Hazza Al-Qahtani stated that several maneuvers were carried out, including training on the right of visit and inspection, protecting oil fields, protecting islands, training on search and rescue, electronic warfare, attacks by boats of all types, refueling and training on targets beyond the horizon.

 
 



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