Laughlin Aircraft

T-38 Talon T-38 Talon

T-38 Talon

[hassubttitle]Twin-engine, high-altitude, supersonic jet trainer
T-6A Texan II T-6A Texan II

T-6A Texan II

[hassubttitle]Single-engine, two-seat primary trainer
T-1A Jayhawk T-1A Jayhawk

T-1A Jayhawk

[hassubttitle]Medium-range, twin-engine jet trainer










47th Flying Training Wing

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’s air forces utilizing the T-6, T-38 and T-1A aircraft while deploying mission-ready Airmen as well as develop professional, disciplined leaders.

  • 47th Comptroller Squadron

47th Operations Group

The 47th Operations Group is responsible for training U.S. Air Force and allied nations pilots under the Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training program. The group provides management, control, and standardization and evaluations of all aspects of flying training operations, aircraft maintenance, and airfield management at Laughlin AFB.

  • 47th Operations Support Squadron
  • 47th Student Squadron
  • 434th Flying Training Squadron
  • 85th Flying Training Squadron
  • 86th Flying Training Squadron
  • 87th Flying Training Squadron

47th Mission Support Group

The 47th Mission Support Group is the focal point for all base support activities, which includes overall responsibility for military and civilian personnel management, administrative services, security and resource protection, disaster preparedness, recreational activities, family and transient housing and airmen dormitory and dining facilities. Other responsibilities include upkeep of all base buildings, facilities and infrastructures, environment protection, energy conservation and base communications.

  • 47th Communications Squadron
  • 47th Civil Engineering Squadron
  • 47th Force Support Squadron
  • 47th Security Forces Squadron
  • 47th Contracting Flight
  • 47th Logistics Readiness Flight

47th Medical Group

The 47th Medical Group is comprised of two squadrons, both giving direct support to the military and civilian population on Laughlin AFB. Their mission is to promote and ensure wellness, optimal health care and readiness for worldwide contingencies.

  • 47th Healthcare Operations Squadron

  • 47th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron