OFFICER

PILOT

COMMANDING THE SKIES

We employ some of the most advanced aircraft in the world to complete our missions and defend our country. Utilizing extraordinary skill and precision, Air Force Pilots push each aircraft’s limits with complete control. While successfully completing their missions is paramount, their role as leaders and character models, training and commanding crews, is just as important. These skilled professionals deploy around the world to wherever there’s a need as fighters, trainers, bombers, advisers and more.

QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY

  • MINIMUM EDUCATION

    Bachelor’s degree

  • QUALIFICATIONS

    • Knowledge of theory of flight, air navigation, meteorology, flying directives, aircraft operating procedures and mission tactics
    • Completion of Air Force Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training
    • Completion of a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI)
    • Additional requirements specific to specialty
    • Completion of Officer Training School (OTS), Air Force Academy (AFA) or Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC)
    • Must have begun pilot training between the ages of 18 and 33
    • For pilot and aircrew positions, height specifications vary by aircraft and most applicants can successfully pursue a career in aviation with the U.S. Air Force. Applicants who are significantly taller or shorter than average may require special screening to ensure they can safely perform operational duties. Applicants of all heights are encouraged to apply.

TRAINING & EDUCATION

How do we transform you into a leader and an officer in this field? From education to continued training, your Air Force path is here.

  • OFFICER TRAINING SCHOOL

    9.5 weeks

  • MILITARY TRAINING LOCATION

    Maxwell AFB AL

TAKE A BREAK

Flights and 30-days vacation with pay each year.

YOUR FUTURE IS WAITING.

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