Take off from Top Gun

The first Parsi to join the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) is 23-year-old Zariab Karkaria. When Parsiana contacted him in the second week of December 2023, he had just completed the three-month basic military training course. "It’s a challenging course, designed to transform you from a civilian to a military personnel, and it really tests your mental and physical abilities,” he mentioned. Graduating from basic training along with 31 other recruits, in January this year he started his aeronautical engineering training course with the RNZAF which will last around two years. "After completing this course, I could apply to be......

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