No. 14 Squadron SLAF

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No 14 advanced Flying Training Squadron
Active 2001 - 2010
Country Sri Lanka
Branch Sri Lanka Air Force
Role Advanced Flying Training
Station SLAF China Bay
Motto(s) Who Knows Dares, Who Dares Wins!
Anniversaries 25 July
Equipment Hongdu JL-8, K-8
Engagements Sri Lankan Civil War
Commanders
Current
commander
Wg Cdr AWSJ Aranayake
Notable
commanders

Sqn Ldr S Hendawitharana Sqn Ldr TPM Gunasekara

Sqn Ldr V Senarathne

No. 14 Squadron is a training squadron of the Sri Lanka Air Force. It operated the Hongdu JL-8 from SLAF China Bay for advanced flying training. The training at the squadron can be divided into two sections. They are Advance Flying Training and Fighter Conversion Training. The flying cadets who complete the Advance Flying Training chosen in to three main streams of flying in the SLAF. The flying cadets who are chosen in to the fighter jet have to remain further at the squadron to follow the fighter conversion training.

History[edit]

This Squadron was part of the vision of the Commander of the Air Force at the time (Year 2001)Air Chief Marshal J Weerakkodi to have advanced flying training for the local flying cadets within the Sri Lanka Air Force.

Aircraft operated[edit]

Year of introduction

Notable members[edit]

  • Last Officer Commanding Maintenance :- Sqn Ldr CJ Hettiarachchi

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