Two-way communication is vital to the success of our wing and its mission. Oftentimes people have ideas that will make the wing better. Other times, you may be frustrated and feel issues need to be addressed. As always, I request you attempt to resolve problems at the lowest level possible. If that won't work, however, I have established a Commander's Action Line. It is not my intent for this to become a complaint line, but rather a way for me to hear what's on your mind. For example, you may want to tell me about someone who provided you excellent service. Good or bad, pass it along to us at 298-8000. As always, thank you for what you do every day!
BRIAN E. HASTINGS, Colonel, USAF
Commander, 47th Flying Training Wing
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The T-6A Texan II is a single-engine, two-seat primary trainer designed to train Joint Primary Pilot Training, or JPPT, students in basic flying skills common to U.S. Air Force and Navy pilots. Read full factsheet
The T-38 Talon is a twin-engine, high-altitude, supersonic jet trainer used in a variety of roles because of its design, economy of operations, ease of maintenance, high performance and exceptional safety record. Air Education and Training Command is the primary user of the T-38 for joint specialized undergraduate pilot training. Read full factsheet T-1A Jayhawk
The T-1A Jayhawk is a medium-range, twin-engine jet trainer used in the advanced phase of specialized undergraduate pilot training for students selected to fly airlift or tanker aircraft. Read full factsheet
Laughlin Air Force Base Mission
The 47th Flying Training Wing, located at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, conducts specialized undergraduate pilot training for the United States Air Force, Air Force Reserve, Air National Guard and allied nation air forces utilizing the T-6, T-38 and T-1A aircraft while deploying mission-ready Airmen as well as develop professional, disciplined leaders.