Undergraduate Pilot Training

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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BogiDope, an airmen loads a air-to-air missile prior to takeoff.

The Basics: Understanding Air Force Rank Structure From an ANG Pilot Perspective

There are plenty of charts available online that illustrate the hierarchy of Air Force ranks and the insignias that identify them.  But if you’re a civilian applying for an Undergraduate Pilot Training (UPT) slot, those charts do little to inform you about the diverse backgrounds of the people who hold those ranks and what their …

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