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    USN Are younger applicants preferred over older ones when becoming a naval aviator?

    As I'm probably not gonna get my US citizenship any time soon.
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    Becoming a U.S. Navy Pilot as a Foreigner?

    Hello, I'm a student from Austria and I would like to become a U.S. navy pilot, which requires me to become a navy officer. That of course requires me to attain a U.S. citizenship, which I don't have. Now, before I go on trying to do that, I would like to ask if there are any navy officers of...
  3. Chris94

    Switching aircraft

    I've heard of several AF pilots who switch aircraft throughout their careers. Is this a common practice for Navy guys as well?
  4. Saucebaus

    Is ptosis something to be concerned about?

    Hello, I'm new to this forum so I'm sorry if this is the wrong place. I'm a former enlisted Marine finishing up my last year in college. I'm currently competing for a Marine air contract. I was born with ptosis of my right eyelid. It doesn't affect my vision at all but is definitely noticeable...
  5. PilotEngineer

    Aviation Officer Candidate School Program

    I am a sophomore at Cornell University majoring in mechanical engineering. I plan to graduate with at least a 3.2 GPA then I will continue to do my one year's masters in Aerospace Engineering also at Cornell before applying for OCS. I've already started taking flight lessons and I am projected...
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    USN 2/1/2018

    Hi all, had a quick question. I was curious of steps to become a naval aviator. I'm an accounting major with 3.8 (top of my class) healthy, perfect eye sight, no criminal record. So, basically no waivers. I was curious what steps to follow and my chances. Also, i'm 6'2 170 white male. With that...
  7. G

    Navy SEAL to aviator

    Hello everyone. So I've had an interest in aviation for as long as I can remember and I currently hold a private glider license and almost have my private power license at age 19. I have also been a competitive swimmer for 10 years and enjoy being an athlete. I like both the special warfare...
  8. Future Pilot619

    Changed My Mind From Joining USMC to Joining USN

    Hey everyone! So this may sound odd, but I have decided to try and become an officer in the Navy instead of being an officer in the Marine Corps. I was researching what is favorable to the selection boards in NROTC units for mid's that want to become Naval Aviator's and how/when to go about...
  9. D

    Best path to take to become an astronaut?

    This is my first post so I just want to start off by thanking all of you for your service. So, here's my dilemma. I'm 17 at a technical high school and going to be applying to Purdue Univeristy for aerospace engineering in a couple of months. I have a 2100 SAT and a 95+ GPA so I think I have a...
  10. ea6bflyr

    30th Anniversary of Top Gun

    Great article about Top Gun and our love/hate relationship with the movie. Written by two Fighter guys.