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n/a Undergraduate Pilot Training; there’s an app for that
The 80th Flying Training Wing entered this year’s Air Education and Training Command Innovation Challenge after successfully creating an app to make more than 1,500 pages of necessary documents available to its pilots via handheld device.
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n/a AETC, Sheppard collaborate on Continuum of Learning
Headquarters Air Education and Training Command Force Development expert Masoud Rasti visited Sheppard Air Force Base April 17, 2018, to help leaders understand implementation of the Air Force’s newest training paradigm, the Continuum of Learning. The CoL was introduced in March 2017 and changes have already been made throughout AETC, including at Sheppard AFB.
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Two students follow an instructor pilot to a T-1A Jayhawk, April 10, 2018, on Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi. The T-1 is the aircraft that ‘heavy’ pilots will train on before learning to fly anything from the C-5 Galaxy to the KC 135 Stratotanker. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Keith Holcomb) The 48th FTS makes a ‘heavy’ impact on student pilots every day
A high pitched whirring begins as three pilots prepare for their flight inside a T-1A Jayhawk on Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi.
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Retired Col. Carlyle “Smitty” Harris, former Vietnam War prisoner of war, speaks to Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 18-06’s graduation audience about the TAP code March 9, 2018, on Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi. He spoke to the class about his time as a POW and recounted how his success throughout his life came from the same attributes the pilots have and will continue developed throughout their training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Keith Holcomb) “Smitty” Harris motivates 18-06 with his story
“It’s such a pleasure to be here today with you,” began retired Col. Carlyle “Smitty” Harris, former Vietnam War prisoner of war. “One of the things I like most is to be with and talk to those folks in blue suits.”
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Air crews from the 80TH Flying Training Wing practice maneuvers during pilot training in T-38 Talon aircrafts on May 14, 2014 at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas. Pilots practice take offs, landing, touch and goes and tactical formation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Danny Webb/Released) AF, NATO works to address pilot shortage
Pilot shortages, syllabus changes among topics discussed during the 75th meeting of the Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training program Steering Committee at Sheppard Air Force Base that wrapped up March 9, 2018.
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