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VT-31 or VT-35?

zippy

Freedom!
pilot
Contributor
#65
How is it AF pilot training is exactly 53 weeks to wings and Navy has folks making LT still in flight school.

@HackerF15E am I right on the AF 53 week thing?
The Air Force is more of a professional flying organization while Naval Aviation has to play second fiddle to those boat things for things like funding for maintence and equipment.
 

HackerF15E

Retired Strike Pig Driver
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#66
How is it AF pilot training is exactly 53 weeks to wings and Navy has folks making LT still in flight school.

@HackerF15E am I right on the AF 53 week thing?
Affirmative. The "dead" week is to account for Christmas, otherwise it is 52 training weeks.

The way "the timeline" is adhered to in a religious-like manner in UPT squadrons is the source of lots of angry instructors.