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  1. Ventus

    What did you struggle with? Top causes of washouts?

    I'd like to pose this question to Instructor Pilots or anyone in the know. What are the top reasons for failures or washouts in flight school? I know I shouldn't be "planning for failure" or anything like that. I'd just like to see if any of the reasons are things I can strengthen before I...
  2. H

    Navy Career In Flight Ops/Aviation?

    Hi All, 26 y/o here who is seriously considering joining the Navy as an officer. I went to college and currently work in the defense industry and have had this urge to serve in the military for a few years now. I keep putting it off and now I think I’m too old to do what I’d like to but not...
  3. V

    Questions regarding ways to get bachelor degree in flight, and also what schools do you think is best to go to in Virginia and more....

    So as you have read in the title, I am looking to go to school to get a bachelors in flight, because I hear that that is a really great way to get ahead of the game when trying to get in with a fighter pilot slot in mind; I also realize that the needs of the Airforce come before my desires. I...
  4. Aceleo

    USN Age problem with flight school

    Hi all, Due to some issues with depth perception and getting a LASIK afterward (6-month wait), my application for SNA was delayed about 2 years. But now I am almost ready. Soon I will be submitting my OCS packet for April 2nd board. I am only applying for SNA(Pilot). My scores are 55/7/7/6...
  5. E

    USN Questions about becoming a Navy NFO through NROTC

    Hello Air Warriors, My name is Eric and I am just starting my junior year of high school. I am extremely interested in becoming a Navy NFO through the NROTC program. I would like to be a pilot, but unfortunately for me my distance vision isn't that great, and I hear that it is usually better...
  6. D

    Any branch that has cut off age for flight school after 27?

    So I just talked with a Navy Officer recruiter and found out I am ineligible to apply for flight school with the Navy because the cut off age is before 27 and I just turned 27. They are not taking age waivers either anymore even for prior enlisted. Currently I am serving in the reserves as well...
  7. C

    Weight waiver for jets? (underweight)

    I will be going down to Pensacola this August to begin flight school as an SNFO. I am not currently qualified for jets because I do not meet the minimum weight requirement for an ejection seat. However, I was told by an LT that it may be possible to obtain a weight waiver as long as I weigh over...
  8. BPeterson93

    USN Qualifying scores in Flight Training?

    Most everybody wants to fly jets, and understandably so. My question is this: does anybody know what the scores or percentiles, in regards to performance, are to qualify to fly jets? Helos? Cargo? Etc. I've not begun OCS yet, but I prefer to have some tangible goals in mind (aside from 'be the...
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