Finnish Air Force to participate in Nordic Response 24 in Norway
Nordic Response 24, hosted by Norway on 4‒15 March 2024, is the Finnish Defence Forces’ most important international exercise of the year. Twelve Finnish Air Force F/A-18 Hornet multi-role fighters and approximately 250 airmen will take part in the e...
Hanki 24 to test Air Force operational concept in winter conditions
The Finnish Air Force will arrange the Hanki 24 air exercise from 26 February to 2 March 2024. Approximately 40 aircraft and 3,800 airmen will participate in the exercise.
From Pilot Reserve Officer Course to F-35 Cockpit
A marked change is on the horizon for the Air Force in the latter half of the decade with the gradual introduction into service of the F-35 fighter aircraft alongside the F/A-18 Hornet and the Hornet’s decommission by the end of 2030. The transition from 4th to 5th generation fighters will also be reflected in the flight training of the Air Force.