Minimum Education Requirement:
High school diploma or GED with 15 college credits
When people think Air Force, they think jets. But they should also think propellers because that's what propels some of our most significant planes, from the AC-130 Gunship to the MQ-9 Reaper. Keeping these turboprop and turboshaft engines in top shape falls to a special corps of Aerospace Propulsion specialists. As part of this group, you'll be able to completely disassemble, reassemble, repair and overhaul every aspect of the engine and then fine-tune it like the precise instrument it is. This career field has a high impact on the Air Force and can lead to duty in multiple countries.
After eight-and-a-half weeks of Basic Military Training, every Airman goes to technical training to learn their career. Here's the basic information about Aerospace Propulsion, Turboprop and Turboshaft Propulsion technical training:
School location: Sheppard AFB [TX]
Length of course: 53–61 days (varies)
College degree earned: Aviation Maintenance Technology
College credits earned: 17–25 (varies)