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  • 80th FTW aviators get close-up view of combat aircraft

    Undergraduate pilot training students at the 80th Flying Training Wing's Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training program got an up close look at combat aircraft such as the A-10 Thunderbolt II, F-22 Raptor and F-15E Strike Eagle May 10-11, 2018, at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas.
  • Film to flying: Former producer finds new success in the sky

    Then Secretary of the Air Force, Deborah James, announced in 2016 that the Air Force could be short roughly 1,000 pilots over the next few years. When the buzz circulated to former film producer, now 2nd Lt. Aaron Doyle, he knew it was his time to serve.
  • Pilot program remains laser-focused in the face of an Air Force pilot shortage

    Officials with the Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training Program remain laser-focused on maximizing training production as the Air Force faces a growing pilot shortage. “The Air Force is currently about 500 pilots short of requirements,” Col. Paul Moga, 80th Flying Training Wing vice commander, said. “And that number is projected to reach 800 by 2022.”
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