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Take Control of Your Aviation Career

Do you want to be an Air Force pilot?  Do you want control over what you fly, where you live, and how often you work before you ever swear in?  Seem too good to be true?  Well, it’s not if you can earn a slot in the Air National Guard or Air Force Reserve.  We know because we went through it ourselves!

At BogiDope, we’re passionate about guiding current and prospective military aviators through the ultra-competitive Guard/Reserve application process.  We want to understand your personal goals to better prepare you to seize a career opportunity that could forever change your life. We offer a variety of tools and content that allow you to stay informed and ready for your next big move.

The Content to Help You Prepare

Job Listings

View the most current, consolidated, and complete list of Guard/Reserve squadron hiring deadlines, requirements, and Points of Contact.

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1-on-1 Consultations

Get all of your questions answered with multiple 1-on-1 consultations along with comprehensive guides tailored to application and interview prep.

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Interactive Map

View the locations and contact information of over 175 different flying squadrons within the Guard/Reserve, plus the locations of every major airline hub.

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Industry Articles

Read dozens of industry articles designed to help you earn your pilot slot and alleviate concerns about transitioning out of active duty and/or into the airlines.

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The Tools to Help You Succeed

Pilot slots are extremely competitive. Your application directly affects your chances to get an interview, and your interview directly affects your chances of getting the job offer.

We’ll guide you through the entire process from the first draft of your resume to a mock interview at your dream squadron. We’ve already helped hundreds of other applicants achieve their dreams. What are you waiting for?

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Industry Articles

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Fighters or Tankers? Ask a Guy Who’s Flown Both!

by Jason Depew

I recently had the pleasure of speaking with “Flint,” a KC-135 pilot from the 161st Air Refu...

SERE School and Water Survival Explained

by Jason Depew

To be successful as a pilot, you need to be confident. I’m not talking about the false confiden...

BogiDope, a C-130 executes a takeoff on a dirt strip.

6 Important Questions That Determine Your Chances on a Rated Hiring Board

by Bogidope

When you’re applying for a rated hiring board, we’re going to ask for a lot of pape...