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Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 18-11 graduates after 52 weeks of training at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, June 29, 2018. Laughlin is the home of the 47th Flying Training Wing, a pilot training base that produces more than 300 military aviators annually. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Airman 1st Class Daniel Hambor) SUPT Class 18-11 set to graduate
All Laughlin members are invited to attend Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 18-11’s graduation ceremony at 10 a.m. June 29 in Anderson Hall here.
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A pilot runs a pre-flight checklist with the T-6 Texan II March 30, 2018, at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. The T-6A Texan II is a single-engine, two-seat aircraft, designed for initial flight training during Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Anne McCready) Laughlin’s instructor pilots talk T-6 Texan II
With a primary mission of training the world’s best military pilots, Laughlin is also home to a number of the best instructor pilots the U.S. Air Force has to offer. A majority of these instructors are assigned to either the 85th Flying Training Squadron or the 434th FTS, which are together known as “T-6 Nation,” giving students their first flying experiences in the military through the T-6 Texan II.
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Laughlin’s SUPT program is a 52-week training course, with more than 500 hours in academics and 60 hours in simulation, before partaking in 200 hours of flight in the T-6A Texan II and either the T-38C Talon II or the T-1A Jayhawk. The training provided by these instructors, like Atkins, forms the basic flight skills crucial to a student's flying career. Airman’s Spotlight: Capt. Nicholas Atkins
In today’s highly technological era of airpower requiring adaptable, capable, and lethal airmen, meeting those demands can prove to be challenging.
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Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 18-09 graduates after 52 weeks of training at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, May 18, 2018. Laughlin is the home of the 47th Flying Training Wing, a pilot training base that produces more than 300 military aviators annually. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Airman 1st Class Marco A. Gomez) SUPT Class 18-09 set to graduate
All Laughlin members are invited to attend Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 18-09’s graduation ceremony at 10 a.m. May 18 in Anderson Hall here.
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Second Lt. Matthew Frizzell, 47th Student Squadron student pilot, and Senior Airman Juliana Busque, 47th Flying Training Wing administration technician, are representing a new medical liaison program taking flight at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. Busque is a member of the 47th Medical Group who is serving as a link between the medical group and the undergraduate pilot training students, providing them the answers they need during the year long flight course. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Anne McCready) Laughlin links medics with pilots in training
Throughout the past year, the 47th Medical Group experimented with connecting medics with pilots going through a rigorous 52-week undergraduate training program to streamline medical care and minimize lost training time.
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Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 17-15 graduates after 52 weeks of training, at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Sept. 29, 2017. Laughlin is the home of the 47th Flying Training Wing, a pilot training base that produces more than 300 military aviators annually. (U.S. Air Force graphic/Airman 1st Class Benjamin N. Valmoja) SUPT Class 17-15 set to graduate
All Laughlin members are invited to attend a graduation ceremony for Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 17-15, at 10 a.m., here, in Anderson Hall, Sept. 29.
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Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 17-14 is set to graduate. (U.S. Air Force graphic/Airman 1st Class Benjamin N. Valmoja) SUPT Class 17-14 set to graduate
All Laughlin members are invited to attend a graduation ceremony for Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 17-14, at 10 a.m., here, in Anderson Hall, Sept. 8, 2017.
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Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 17-13 is set to graduate. (U.S. Air Force graphic/Airman 1st Class Benjamin N. Valmoja) SUPT Class 17-13 set to graduate
All Laughlin members are invited to attend Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 17-13's graduation ceremony Aug. 18, at 10 a.m. in Anderson Hall, here.
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Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 17-12 is set to graduate. (U.S. Air Force graphic/Airman 1st Class Benjamin N. Valmoja) SUPT Class 17-12 set to graduate
All Laughlin members are invited to attend a graduation ceremony for Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 17-12, at 10 a.m., here, in Anderson Hall, July 28.
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All Laughlin members are invited to attend Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 17-11's graduation ceremony June 9, at 10 a.m. in Anderson Hall, here. Retired Brigadier General Guy M. Walsh will be the guest speaker, and awards will be given to stand-out members of the class. Laughlin graduates more than 300 pilots annually. SUPT Class 17-11 set to graduate
All Laughlin members are invited to attend Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 17-11's graduation ceremony June 30, at 10 a.m. in Anderson Hall, here.
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