The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) will send trainees to Pakistan to receive training on its fleet of Hawk jet trainer aircraft.

Four trainee pilots from the RMAF Air Force Training College (KTU) in Kepala Batas will be sent for training at Pakistan’s air force college of flying in Risalpur.

This will be the first time the RMAF has sent trainee pilots for such training to Pakistan, previously only trainers were sent abroad, according to

The air force is also considering similar training opportunities in India, South Africa and Italy.