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Meet Five Highly Trained KDF's Kenya Air Force Pilots

Lieutenant Colonel John Omenda Fighter pilot

Enlisted into the KDF in April 1987, and posted to Laikipia Air Base as a fighter pilot.

The father of four taught as untrained teacher in local high schools for two years before joining the military in 1991.

Picture courtesy. Kenya Air Force.

Colonel Eric Kinuthia, Deputy Base Commander, Laikipia Air Base.

Enlisted into the KDF in April 1987 and posted to Kenya Air Force, based in Moi Air Base.

Underwent basic and advanced flight training and graduated on March 30, 1990.

Was later posted to Laikipia Air Base as a fighter pilot where he has flown the jets since 1991.

Spent time in the Unites States, Colombus Air Force Base in Missisipi where he spent one year before coming back to the country.

Picture courtesy. Kenya Air Force.

Captain Cornelius Maiyo

Fighter pilot of the Kenya Defence Forces Laikipia Air Base.

He was enlisted into the Kenya Defense Forces in 2001, joined Kenya Air Force in 2003 before being posted to Laikipia Air Base Tactical Fighter Wing as a squadron pilot in September 2006.

Captain Douglas Muthuri

He is a fighter pilot with the Kenya Air Force in Laikipia Air Base.

He was enlisted into the Kenya Defense Forces in the year 2002 August and Kenya Air Force later in 2004.

He joined Laikipia Air Base, Tactical Fighting Wing, No. 15 Tactical Fighter Squadron.

He said that he opted not to pursue Computer Science degree at Moi University since Air Force was where his heart belonged and he believed the job satisfaction he has is epic.

Capt Collins Omoro, a fighter pilot of the Kenya Defence Forces.

He joined the Kenya Defence Forces in 2002 before moving to Kenya Air Force in 2004 where he trained as a pilot and later posted to his Laikipia Air Base, where he is currently based.

The father of two boys joined the military a few months before he was to join Kenyatta University to pursue a degree in Computer Science.

Picture courtesy. Kenya Air Force Pilot.

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