The Ultimate Guide to Earning a Pilot Slot in Air Force ROTC, Part 2

In part one of this article series, we discussed what Air Force ROTC is and what it is like. This article will detail how you can earn a pilot slot through the program and attend Undergraduate Pilot Training (UPT) upon your commission. As discussed in the previous article, the majority of AFROTC Cadets will commission […]

The Ultimate Guide to Earning a Pilot Slot in Air Force ROTC, Part 1

Part 1: Air Force Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (AFROTC) Table of Contents What is AFROTC? How to Join and Requirements Scholarship Opportunities Cadet Life – Year 1 Cadet Life – Year 2 Cadet Life – Year 3 Cadet Life – Year 4 Cadet Ranking What are your Chances? AFSC Selection Decision Time My AFROTC Experience […]

Inter-Service Transfer

by Eddie, future USAFR pilot and always Marine “This is Major Smith, I’m calling to inform you that we would like to have you in our squadron.”  It was one of the best days I’ve ever had in my life. However, receiving a pilot slot in the Air Force Reserve as an active duty Marine […]

Review of AFOQT Test Prep Resources

If you want to get to UPT and become an Air Force pilot, you need to score well on the Air Force Officer’s Qualifying Test (AFOQT). You may be best friends with all the people in your hometown Guard or Reserve unit. You may have a fantastic visit when you rush that unit. However, the […]

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The Pilot Candidate Selection Method (PCSM) Score Explained – Part 2

In Part 1 of our two part series “The Pilot Candidate Selection Method (PCSM) Score Explained” BogiDope explained the background, importance and how to study for the PCSM.  In Part 2, BogiDope will educate you on the how to maximize your PCSM score which will significantly increase your chances of obtaining an Undergraduate Pilot Training […]

BogiDope,T-6 flying in formation.

The Pilot Candidate Selection Method (PCSM) Score Explained – Part 1

While it’s true that the Air Force, Guard, and Reserve use the “whole person concept” in selecting pilot applicants, there’s no denying that objective indicators of aptitude are also greatly important. Your undergraduate GPA and your Air Force Officer Qualifying Test (AFOQT) scores (BogiDope AFOQT article) are two of the main aptitude-related pieces of the […]