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Lt. Gen. Mark Nowland, Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C, speaks at Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 18-04’s graduation Jan, 19, 2018, on Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi. Nowland gave every pilot statistics on the aircraft they would be learning how to fly, and he recognized the impact that each of them had together. He spoke about the refueling airframes, the cargo airframes, bombers, fighters and remotely piloted aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Keith Holcomb) Nowland breaks down fundamentals of service
Lt. Gen. Mark Nowland, Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C, spoke at Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 18-04’s graduation here Jan, 19.
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2018
ENJJPT leads Pilot Training Now ENJJPT leading the way in new Pilot Training Next program
When Air Education and Training Command’s newest pilot training program takes to the skies in early 2018 in Central Texas, the fingerprints of the 80th Flying Training Wing’s Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training program will be all over it.
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2017
Senior Airman Hayden Harrison, 48th Flying Training Wing Aircrew Flight Equipment technician, reads a T-6A Texan II survival equipment checklist Dec. 5, 2017, on Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi. The T-6 and T-38C Talon have survival kits inside of the cockpit with each pilot and are an essential portion of the AFE mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Keith Holcomb) Columbus AFE keeps pilot production going
The U.S. Air Force is known for its air supremacy around the globe, and pilots are recognized for their ability to keep the skies safe from America’s enemies. But who keeps the pilots safe?
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2017
Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training student pilots fly in formation in the T-38 at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas. As part of their training, ENJJPT student pilots learn various skills and maneuvers in both the T-6 and T-38 aircrafts, as well as in flight simulators. (U.S. Air Force photo/82nd Training Wing Public Affairs) Pilot program remains laser-focused in the face of an Air Force pilot shortage
Officials with the Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training Program remain laser-focused on maximizing training production as the Air Force faces a growing pilot shortage. “The Air Force is currently about 500 pilots short of requirements,” Col. Paul Moga, 80th Flying Training Wing vice commander, said. “And that number is projected to reach 800 by 2022.”
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2016
Retired Air Force Col. Kimberly Olson, pictured as a captain, helped to influence the change of Air Force policy to allow women the opportunity to pursue flight training during Officer Training School. After the change in policy, she became the first female pilot to attend undergraduate pilot training at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. (Courtesy Photo) Retired Col. Kimberly Olson: Laughlin legacy
Retired Air Force Col. Kimberly Olson was the first woman to attend and graduate undergraduate pilot training at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. Due to her willingness to become a pilot, an outdated policy was changed to allow women the opportunity to apply to pilot training while in Officer Training School.
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2016
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