RC-26 Counter Drug

Air National Guard
RC-26 Counter Drug
115th Fighter Wing
Madison, WI
Job Type:
Application Deadline:
March 31, 2021
Job Description:

RC-26B Pilot

See attachment for further information

How to Apply:

Prerequisites for Unit Pilot Training applicants:

  • Must be in good overall health
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen capable of obtaining a Top Secret security clearance
  • Must possess a bachelor’s degree (or in last semester of earning a degree)
  • Must have taken and received the results from the following tests:
    • Air Force Officer Qualifying Test (AFOQT)
      • Minimum Scores Required: Verbal: 15, Quantitative: 10, Pilot: 25, Navigator: 10
        • Pilot and Navigator scores combined must equal 50
    • Test of Basic Aviation Skills (TBAS)Must have taken and received the results from the following tests:       
    • Flying experience is a plus, but NOT required
    • Vision limitations:
      • Distant vision – corrected to 20/20  (uncorrected max is 20/70)
      • Near vision – uncorrected 20/25  (uncorrected max is 20/70)
      • Refractive error – No worse than -1.50 to +2.00
      • Astigmatism
        • No worse than 1.50 Diopters
      • Corrective Eye surgery bringing vision within the above limits MAY be waivered provided the surgery occurred at least one year in the past and had no complications
      • Age:  Must be no more than 33 years old to begin flight training (age waiver MAY be considered)

The next UPT hiring board will take place in the last week of April 2021.

Packets Due:  31 March 2021 (hard copy postmarked NLT 31 March 2021)

Please include the following items in your application package:

1. UPT Cover Sheet
2. Cover Letter
3. Resume
4. Two most recent OPRs/EPRs if currently serving in the Armed Forces
5. Discharge records for any prior military service
6. Statement of Law Violations and Drug Use (see Cover Sheet)
7. Copy of college transcripts
8. AFOQT Scores: information can be found at Recruiting & Retention (af.mil)
9. TBAS and PCSM Scores
10. Copy of Pilot’s License
11. Letters of Recommendation (3 Max)

Email the application packet in a single PDF (as a backup to the hardcopy) to: benjamin.west@us.af.mil

Send a hard copy UPT application packet to:

ATTN: RC-26 UPT Hiring
115th Fighter Wing
3110 Mitchell Street
Madison, WI 53704

Hiring POC:

Lt Col Ben West

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