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Gripen C

The Road to Become a Gripen Fighter Pilot

1 min read + Video

Försvarsmakten's very own series on pilot training called "Road to Become a Fighter Pilot" focuses on the many intensive phases of the training. 

This particular episode is all about students getting their first pass to fly the Gripen fighter. The new students have just arrived at Skaraborg Air Force Wing (F 7) in Såtenäs, and are all set to fly Gripen.
The various episodes of the series focus on areas like navigation, fighter exam, first single flight, low-level flying, simulator training, incident preparedness, and air combat.