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Cablegate: Third Country Transfer: Additional Information

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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
--------------------
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
--------------------------
Additional Annual Medical Check-Up $1,000
Additional Simulator Training $850
Additional Flight Hours (for Non-Effective Sorties) $26,158

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