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Training Schedules/Locations

#1
So I have searched and found some good information; however, it is rather dated (early 2000's). I am trying to find out training lengths and locations for SNA. I know you begin at NAS Newport for OCS for 12 weeks, then its down to P'cola. How long are you in P'cola, and where do you go next?
I know there are a couple tracks so it would be nice to see all the 'options'.

Thanks!
 

Hopeful Hoya

Know-nothing ENS
Contributor
#3
This is the "normal" schedule, and assumes that you don't roll, fail anything, get sick/med downed, everything runs smoothly (never happens), the weather is good (it has thunderstormed every day for like 3 weeks straight in Pcola) random acts of God don't occur (like the Helo dunker breaking for 3 weeks)... so you are likely to hit a snag at some point one way or another.

OCS: 12 weeks
~some indeterminate amount of time of OHARP between 1 and 3+ months~
Move to Pcola
~another period of indeterminate amount of time waiting to class up for IFS~
IFS Ground school: 2 weeks
IFS flight school: I've seen it done in as few as 12 days, and as long as 6 weeks
~another period of indeterminate amount of time waiting to class up for API~
API: 6 weeks
Move to Whiting or Corpus
~another period of indeterminate amount of time waiting to class up for Primary~
Primary: 28 weeks... probably... maybe... ehhh...

To be honest, you probably have a better chance of picking the Powerball numbers next week than putting a hard date on how long it will take you to get through flight school.

For perspective: I reported for OCS on 11 Sept 2016, and right around 11 Sept 2017 I will be having my first flight in the T-6. From what I understand that is on the quicker side of things.
 
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RUFiO181

Making Recruiting Great Again
#4
So I have searched and found some good information; however, it is rather dated (early 2000's). I am trying to find out training lengths and locations for SNA. I know you begin at NAS Newport for OCS for 12 weeks, then its down to P'cola. How long are you in P'cola, and where do you go next?
I know there are a couple tracks so it would be nice to see all the 'options'.

Thanks!
Follow what @Recovering LSO said. Plenty of resources by simple searches as well as asking your recruiter. I have a feeling you haven't done both.
 
#6
I guess I didn't search for the correct things. I searched for "Training Locations" and "Training Schedules". Thats where I found the outdated information. I also used google a lot and it didn't seem to help (found a couple really cool videos on YouTube, though!) I'll be sure to expand my searching vocabulary next time! Thanks everyone!
 

RUFiO181

Making Recruiting Great Again
#7
I guess I didn't search for the correct things. I searched for "Training Locations" and "Training Schedules". Thats where I found the outdated information. I also used google a lot and it didn't seem to help (found a couple really cool videos on YouTube, though!) I'll be sure to expand my searching vocabulary next time! Thanks everyone!
And ask your recruiter when in doubt.
 
#8
Thank you @RUFiO181 I usually try to find answers on my own before asking my OR, in order to preserve his time. Also, I found that when doing this, I learn a lot of other information, even if it doesn't answer the specific question I had.