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Cablegate: Third Country Transfer: Additional Information

Published: Mon 20 Dec 2004 03:21 PM
This record is a partial extract of the original cable. The full text of the original cable is not available.
201521Z Dec 04
UNCLAS ANKARA 007063
SIPDIS
E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: MASS MARR TU IT
SUBJECT: THIRD COUNTRY TRANSFER: ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
REGARDING TURKEY'S REQUEST TO TRAIN ITALIAN AIR FORCE
PILOTS ON F-16'S
REF: ANKARA 06911
The Embassy has received additional information regarding the
GOT's interest in providing training to Italian F-16 pilots
(reftel). Below are the estimated costs for the flight
training. Costs are listed per pilot.
F-16 Flight Training
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Medical Check-Up, G-LAB $3,900
Aircraft Technical Training $5,400
Academics, Devices & Simulator Training $27,410
F-16 Flight Training $600,463
Total Price (per pilot) $637,173
Additional Potential Costs
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Additional Annual Medical Check-Up $1,000
Additional Simulator Training $850
Additional Flight Hours (for Non-Effective Sorties) $26,158
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