PAF officer undergoes pilot training in US

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Philippine Air Force (PAF) officer Carlo Emmanuel Canlas, who is currently training in United States, has shared in his Facebook account photos of his “initial formation solo.”

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“Thank God for guiding me all the way today on my initial formation solo,” Canlas said. “During the entire flight, I was profusely sweating due to the fact that there’s a higher chance of hitting the other aircraft I was flying with. Formation fingertip position is flown 10 feet away and up to a 90-degree angle of bank during Wing Work. It’s fun but dangerous. Fortunately, I made it back to the ground safely.”

Canlas is the top 5 of Philippine Military Academy (PMA) SALAKNIB (Sanggalang ay Lakas at Buhay na Alay Para sa Kalayaan ng Inang Bayan) Class of 2017 and recipient of Philippine Air Force Saber.