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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.
0 5/24
2018
Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 18-07 is set to graduate. Class 18-07 set to graduate
All Laughlin members are invited to attend Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 18-07’s graduation ceremony at 10 a.m. Apr. 6 in Anderson Hall here.
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2018
Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 18-05 graduates after 52 weeks of training, at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Feb. 16, 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/Airman 1st Class Benjamin Valmoja) 18-05 Set to graduate
All Laughlin members are invited to attend a graduation ceremony for Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 18-05, at 10 a.m., here, in Anderson Hall, Feb. 16, 2018.Maj. Gen. John F. Nichols, Adjutant General of Texas., will be the guest speaker. Awards and special recognition will be given to outstanding graduates.
0 2/15
2018
This is the first installment of the “Airman’s Spotlight,” a section dedicated to showcasing Laughlin’s Airmen with a prompt that they answer candidly. The Airman’s Spotlight is open to all Airmen of any rank, and is selected at random. This week’s selection is 2nd. Lt. Riley Snyder, 47th Flying Training Wing pilot graduate, and was asked how AETC has impacted his life. (U.S. Air Force graphic/Airman 1st Class Benjamin N. Valmoja) Airman's Spotlight: 2nd Lt. Riley Snyder
This is the first installment of the “Airman’s Spotlight,” a section dedicated to showcasing Laughlin’s Airmen with a prompt that they answer candidly.
0 1/25
2018
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.
0 10/12
2017
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.
0 8/17
2017
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.
0 7/27
2017
Capt. James Bloch, 87th Flying Training Squadron instructor pilot, was chosen by wing leadership to be this week’s “XLer,” July 12. The “XLer” award, presented by Col. Michelle Pryor, 47th Flying Training Wing vice commander, and Chief Master Sgt. George Richey, 47th FTW command chief, is given to those who consistently make outstanding contributions to their unit, and Laughlin’s mission.
Laughlin XLer of the Week: Capt. James Bloch
Capt. James Bloch, 87th Flying Training Squadron instructor pilot, was chosen by wing leadership to be this week’s “XLer,” July 19.
0 7/25
2017
U.S. Air Force 2nd Lt. Andrew Dane, 47th Flying Training Wing pilot graduate, poses for a photo on the flight line at Laughlin Air Force Base, May 25, 2017. With his new wings, Dane is on his way to fly the F-16 Fighting Falcon, an aircraft that he formerly supported as a Tactical Air Control Party specialist. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Benjamin N. Valmoja) From calling the shots to taking them
U.S. Air Force 2nd Lt. Andrew Dane, 47th Flying Training Wing pilot graduate and former Tactical Air Control Party special operator, will be able to see both dreams come true. Dane has successfully completed specialized undergraduate pilot training and is on his way to fly the F-16 Fighting Falcon.
0 6/07
2017
Specialize Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 16-08 is set to graduate. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Airman 1st Class Brandon May) SUPT Class 16-08 set to graduate
SUPT Class 16-08 is set to graduate on April 29, 2016 at 10 a.m. in Anderson Hall, here.
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2016
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