President Rumen Radev and Defense Minister Krasimir Karakachanov attended the reopening ceremony of “Georgi Benkovski” Air Force School in the town of Dolna Metropolia. The President and Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces reviewed the Guard of honor and the ritual of handing the battle flag of the reopened school. The ceremony was observed also by Lieutenant General Dimitar Iliev, Deputy Chief of Defence. Afterwards the President Rumen Radev held a speech.
From January 20 on, documents for applying to “Georgi Benkovski” Air Force School for the 2020/2021 can be filed to the administration.
The Parliament restored the autonomy of the Air Force School 18 years after it was a part of the National naval university. The school trains future pilots and technicians for the Bulgarian Air Force and the Civil aviation from January 1, 2020 on.