The 47th AOPTU prepares student pilots to land a career in flight

Airman 1st Class Violet Davis, 47th Aerospace Operational and Physiology Training Unit and maintenance technician, demonstrates how to use the swing and decent landing gear on Jan. 17, 2019, at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. Aerospace physiologists like Davis, wear a flight suit and undertake extensive training themselves to be able to teach the parachute landing class. “It makes us more credible because we’re going through the same thing the students are, and it also makes the course easier for us to explain,” Davis said. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Anne McCready)

PHOTO BY: Airman 1st Class Anne McCready
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