BogiDope, 737 sits on the ramp.

It’s Who You Know: Asking For—and Getting—A Quality Recommendation

The airline application process can seem endless.  The amount of paperwork is immense; there is the application itself, the resume, cover letter, a list of everyplace you’ve lived for ten years, every job you’ve had, copies of every identification document in existence, your logbooks—you’ll quickly begin to feel like you need to hire a personal …

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BogiDope, 4 T-38's rejoin prior to landing at Columbus AFB as part of the UPT syllabus.

Air Force vs Air National Guard: UPT Application Process (Part 1: Active Duty)

Although the prerequisites for attending Air Force Undergraduate Pilot Training (UPT) are virtually identical, the process of attaining a pilot training slot is one of the biggest differences between the active duty Air Force and Air National Guard (ANG). Disclaimer – This is intended to be a big picture comparison of the most common paths …

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BogiDope, T-38's taxi for an early morning takeoff at Sheppard AFB, TX Euro-Nato Joint Jet Pilot Training (ENJJPT) syllabus.

Air Force vs Air National Guard: UPT Application Process (Part 2: Air National Guard)

  There are over 100 flying squadrons within the Air National Guard (ANG).  Currently, the hiring process is handled independently by each individual squadron.   In contrast to seeking a UPT slot with the active duty, which requires applying to just the one selection board associated with your commissioning source, seeking a slot with the …

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