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  • Strengthening Laughlin's partnerships and the future of Air Power

    U.S. Air Force Col. Angelina Maguinness (middle), 17th Training Wing commander, sits in a T-6A Texan II simulator while a group of Airmen watch during a tour at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Feb. 9, 2024. Laughlin’s flight simulators provide a controlled environment for practicing various flight

  • Cannon civic leaders take on JBSA-L, Laughlin, and Maxwell

    Cannon Air Force Base civic leaders, along with 27th Special Operations Wing leadership, toured three Air Force bases during a cross-country civic leader tour, Nov. 28 – Dec. 1, 2023.Civic leader tours help educate key community members on what Airmen experience throughout their Air Force careers

  • SUPT Class 21-14 set to graduate

    Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training class 21-14 graduated after 52 weeks of training at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Aug, 20, 2021. Laughlin is home of the 47th Flying Training Wing, whose mission is to build combat-ready Airmen, leaders and pilots. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Airman 1st

  • The instructors behind virtual take off

    Over the past decade, anyone with a computer and a copy of flight simulator software has had the experience of flying over the virtual skies.The United States Air Force takes this concept to a whole new level and the simulators they use to train student pilots at Laughlin Air Force Base dwarf the

  • 8/5 day the start of a new tradition

    A new tradition has been introduced into the rich mythos of Laughlin Air Force Base. August 5th will now be known as 8/5 day to celebrate our very own 85th Flying Training Squadron (FTS) more commonly called “The Tigers”. This new tradition will live on in Laughlin for as long as the historic

  • SUPT Class 21-13 set to graduate

    Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training class 21-13 graduated after 52 weeks of training at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, July, 30, 2021. Laughlin is home of the 47th Flying Training Wing, whose mission is to build combat-ready Airmen, leaders and pilots. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Airman 1st

  • Instructor Pilots Reflect on Women’s History Month

    “A wise woman once told me, ‘In aviation, it doesn’t matter if you’re male or female—you’re a flyer,” said Major Jamie Van Neste, T-6 Texan II Instructor Pilot. “Your gender doesn’t change that ability…and your aircraft can’t tell the difference.”