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UK MOD, NATO, Polish Air Force to Speak at SMiís 5th Annual Military Flight Training Conference

SMi Group reports: (10.05.2016, London): Registration is now live for SMiís 5th annual Military Flight Training conference which takes place on the 21st and 22nd September 2016 in London, UK.

London, United Kingdom, May 14, 2016 --( With the current focus and more than a billion pounds being invested by the Ministry of Defence to continue the modernisation of military flying training in the UK, SMi’s 5th annual Military Flight Training conference provides the perfect platform to network with peers to discuss the latest national approaches to training, as well as the development of modern technologies to meet current and future complex mission scenarios faced by today’s pilots from fast fighters to multi-engine fixed wing aircraft.

"The new Fixed Wing flying training system will provide modern training aircraft as well as up-to-date ground based training devices such as simulators and classroom learning for aircrew across the Royal Air Force, Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm and Army Air Corps.

"A £1.1 billion contract has been placed with Ascent Flight Training to design, deliver and manage the Fixed Wing training service until 2033".

With military briefings from the Royal Air Force, US Air Force, US Navy, France, Austria, Poland, Sweden, Norway, Slovenia, South Africa and NATO, this year's event will provide a dedicated focus on synthetic training, pilot instructor training and air power delivery.

SMi are proud to announce that the UK MOD, NATO, and the Polish Air Force will be participating at the conference as featured speakers presenting keynote addresses:

The UK Approach to Military Flight Training: Future Plans for the MFTS
Air Commodore (Ret'd) Terry Jones, Former Director Flying Training, UK MOD
Pilot Training for 5th AEN Aircraft
Major General Andreas Kraak, Commander of the Deployable Air C2 Centre Poggio Retanico, NATO
Boosting Air Force Readiness Capability Through Advanced Training Systems
Brigadier General Dariusz Malinowski, Commander of 2nd Tactical Wing, Polish Air Force

To view all speakers and their topics please visit the event website

Highlights of 2016 include:
• Training Commanders from some of the leading Air Forces and Flying Branches in the World making this the most focused conference on delivering air power from the air, land or sea
• Military Briefings from the Royal Air Force, US Air Force, US Navy, France, Austria, Poland, Sweden, Norway, Slovenia, South Africa and NATO
• Dedicated focus on synthetic training, pilot instructor training and air power delivery
• Real Solutions presented and offered within the Military Flight Training exhibition
• A focus on human factors and their contribution to pilot development
For those interested in attending, there is currently an early bird offer available saving £400 off of the conference price which expires on the 31st of May.

To register, please visit the event website

For sponsorship enquiries, contact Sadia Malick on +44 (0) 207 827 6748 or

For delegate enquiries, contact Andrew Gibbons on +44 (0) 207 827 6156 or

For media enquiries, contact Zoe Gale on +44 (0) 207 827 6132 or

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5th annual Military Flight Training conference
21-22 September 2016
London, UK
Contact e-mail:
Contact tel: +44 (0) 207 827 6156

About SMi Group: Established since 1993, the SMi Group is a global event-production company that specializes in Business-to-Business Conferences, Workshops, Masterclasses and online Communities. We create and deliver events in the Defence, Security, Energy, Utilities, Finance and Pharmaceutical industries. We pride ourselves on having access to the world’s most forward thinking opinion leaders and visionaries, allowing us to bring our communities together to Learn, Engage, Share and Network. More information can be found at
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