ENJJPT

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  1. Falcon2014

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    An Academy grad briefly explained ENJJPT to me the other day. Can anyone explain how getting sent here after USAFA works?
     
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    Getting a slot at ENJJPT (Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training) at Sheppard AFB starts with getting a pilot slot. After the 2 degrees receive their AFSCs, they fill out a base selection sheet. For pilot candidates, there are five choices, one of which is Sheppard. There are only 33 slots each year available for ENJJPT so the competition is tough. In order to get one, you must have Sheppard listed as your first choice, and you must be ranked fairly high in the order of merit in your class.

    One thing to note: In the past, a slot at ENJJPT used to guarantee fighters. That is no longer the case, and there are Sheppard graduates getting slots in heavies or UAS.

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  3. Falcon2014

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    Thanks, that makes it more clear. Do any of the four other bases offer better chances at certain planes? Or is that all based upon UPT performance?
     
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    Your chances for a certain plane are the same at all the bases. It all really depends on what is available when your class is assigned aircraft. You can look at what drops each class had here:

    http://www.wantscheck.com/UPTPrep/UPTClassDropsTrackSelects/tabid/282/Default.aspx

    Notice that the last two classes, one from Laughlin and one from Vance, had NO fighters in their drops. You might be the best in your class, but if the plane that you want isn't available, then first choice doesn't matter. That is just something to keep in mind. Also, remember that 4 or 5 years from now things could change a lot.

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    Thanks Stealth that's all helpful. So pretty much all I can do is work my @ss off and hope that the right aircraft are available?
     
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    Correct.
     

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