Qatar had received its first batch of Super Mushshak basic training aircraft from Pakistan, the Ministry of Defence announced on 19 July.
— وزارة الدفاع – قطر (@MOD_Qatar) July 19, 2017
The Qatari Emiri Air Force (QEAF) will operate the aircraft at Al-Zaeem Air Academy. The Super Mushshak will reportedly be used for basic flight training, from which pilot trainees will move onto the service’s Pilatus PC-21 advanced turboprop trainer.
Qatar ordered eight Super Mushshak trainers from Pakistan in June 2016.
About Super Mushshak:
PAC Super Mushshak (Urdu: سپر مشاق) (“Proficient”) is a primary trainer aircraft, which is a more advanced, upgraded variant of the MFI-17 Mushshak.
It was designed by and is being manufactured at the Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC) Aircraft Manufacturing Factory (AMF) at Kamra in Punjab province.
Source: Twitter/Qatar MoD