41st Flight Training Squadron (JASDF)

Summary

41st Flight Training Squadron
第41教育飛行隊
JASDF Raytheon T-400 in flight (1).jpg
T-400s of 41st Squadron
ActiveJune 1, 1994
CountryJapan
Allegiance3rd Tactical Airlift Group
BranchJapan Air Self-Defense Force
Garrison/HQMiho Air Base
Aircraft flown
TrainerT-400

The 第41教育飛行隊 (41st Flight Training Squadron, dai41kyouikuhikoutai) is a training squadron of the 3rd Tactical Airlift Group of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) based at Miho Air Base in Tottori Prefecture, Japan.[1] It is equipped with 13 T-400 aircraft. The squadron trains JASDF pilots who will go on to fly large jet aircraft like the Kawasaki C-1, Kawasaki C-2, KC-767 and E-767.

As of 2017 there are plans to move the squadron to Hamamatsu Air Base in Shizuoka Prefecture.[2]

Tail markings

Tail marking (2017)

The squadron's aircraft bear a stylized "41" as their tail marking.

Aircraft operated

References

  1. ^ 3rd Tactical Air Group Archived 2017-08-15 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved September 13, 2017 (in Japanese)
  2. ^ Thompson, Paul JASDF – Order of Battle July 1, 2017 J-HangarSpace Retrieved September 13, 2017