Tag: Pilot

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How much does it cost to train a U.S. Air Force Pilot?

Panos - Oct 01, 2019

The RAND Corporation has released a report highlighting the cost of training U.S. Air Force pilots. It comes at a time when the force is worried about…

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Meet Greek pilot Kosmas Chalaris, NATO’s “Best Warrior”

Panos - Dec 10, 2018

Captain Kosmas Chalaris of the 331 Squadron, from the 114th Combat Wing, was voted “Best Warrior” during NATO’s 18-3 Tactical Leadership Program (TLP). The Hellenic Air Force…

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Asia to lead pilot demand over the next two decades

Panos - Sep 03, 2018

If you’re keen on becoming a commercial pilot, it might be a good idea to start searching for a job in Asia. A forecast from Boeing says…

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Turkish pilot who escorted Erdogan’s plane on coup night arrested over Gulen links

Panos - Aug 17, 2018

Yunus Poyraz (29), a pilot who escorted Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s plane on the night of a coup attempt in 2016, was arrested along with his…

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Breaking News. Remains of Greek pilot found

Panos - Apr 13, 2018

Remains of the body of George Baltadoros, the pilot of the fatal Mirage 2000-5 fighter jet that crashed into the Aegean Sea has been found. The mayor…

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This is the pilot killed in the line of duty (video)

makis - Apr 12, 2018

George Baltadoros, who served at the 331 Air Force Squadron, is the pilot who lost his life in the Mirage 2000-5 Mk2 crash. The fighter jet crashed…

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Greek pilot voted NATO “Top Gun” by peers

Panos - Mar 21, 2018

Flight Lieutenant Vassilis Kalogeridis of the 335 Fighter Squadron was voted Best NATO pilot by his peers. Specifically, Kalogeridis was voted best trainee of the “Course Warrior”…

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“They were laughing over dead bodies”. Greek pilot tells harrowing moments of Kabul hotel terrorist attack!

makis - Jan 22, 2018

The two Greek commercial airline pilots who were caught up in the terrorist attack in Kabul’s Intercontinental hotel described to protothema.gr how close they came to death…

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Turkey demands life sentence for Hellenic Air Force pilot

Panos - May 18, 2016

Turkish prosecutors sent a letter to Greece’s Supreme Court Prosecutor asking two aggravated life sentences for a Greek pilot who allegedly downed a Turkish F-16 jet in…

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Body of navy chopper captain recovered

Panos - Feb 12, 2016

The remains of the captain of a Hellenic Navy helicopter which crashed on the islet of Kinaros, in the eastern Aegean on Thursday, has been recovered, authorities…