NATO will have to send combat aircraft along with its pilots to Kiev, head of the Avia.ru portal Roman Gusarov said, Vzglyad wrote on February 8.
According to Gusarov, delivery of Eurofighter Typhoon fighters and other NATO aircraft to Ukraine is not ruled out. In addition, British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s statement may “quite possibly mean the transfer of Western planes together with their crews to the Ukrainian Armed Forces.”
According to the expert, it takes “many months” to teach an experienced pilot to solve combat tasks in a new aircraft. And since there are “practically no experienced pilots left” in Ukraine, the probability of seeing them in foreign fighters is “practically equal to zero.”
“Therefore, NATO will have to put mercenaries in combat planes and create an alibi for them,” the expert concluded.
On February 8, Sunak said that the UK and Ukraine are discussing the supply of combat aircraft, and nothing was off the table.
Source: Rossa Primavera News Agency