pilot requirements

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    Waiver Appeal Process

    I am working on appealing a waiver denial for West Point and waiting to hear back from USNA and USAFA. Does anyone know the medical accession standards for hearing for various combat jobs? Specifically: Hearing Standards for STOs, CROs, etc. Hearing Standards for SEAL Officers Hearing...
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    Age requirements

    Hello, so I just found out about the Academy and was wondering how the age requirements worked. I am twenty two with one semester of community college, can you seriously not get in if your not already a freshman by your 22nd birthday? I could totally understand the 26 yr old scenario and being...
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    I have waiver - but can I get a pilot slot?

    Hello everyone! I was recently granted a waiver to USAFA! I'm very excited but after reading the notification letter I was a little worried. Questions: 1) Even though I was waived to attend USAFA will I not be considered for a pilot or special operations career field because I was not...
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    Air Force Pilot Vision Requirements

    Hi All, I've been doing some research on the USAF FC1 Refraction requirements for eyesight. My prescription is as follows Right Eye: Sphere: -4.75 Cylinder: -1.00 Axis: 015 Left Eye: Sphere: -5.25 Cylinder: -1.00 Axis: 163 I’m trying to figure out if I will need to get LASIK or PRK in order...
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    Hi I’m a 13 year old boy from Maine. It has been my dream to go to the Naval Academy and later fly planes forever. However, I have Astigmatism. My cyl is -0.75 and I think my diopter is 5.50. Can I still join the military with Astigmatism? Any reply’s are appreciated.
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    AFROTC Pilot slot

    I am a senior in high school and want to be a pilot in the Air Force (going through ROTC). I know that is a long time away just wondering how available pilot slots are and what you can do to help your chances of one. I currently have 20 flight hours and am going to Western Michigan University...
  7. FatPilot117

    Let's get this Pilot-Allergy problem straight

    Hi, I'm an 18 year old senior in High School whose applying to the Air Force and Naval Academies. To me, either one would be a fine institution to attend, but when I'm scrolling through potential jobs, the pilot requirements for the Air Force (not the Navy I believe) state that you must have "No...