pilot slot

  1. M

    Best ROTC route for becoming a fighter pilot? (AFROTC VS NROTC)

    Hi, I plan on doing ROTC and really have my heart set on fighters, so I'm wondering if NROTC is a better choice to ensure a fighter slot because of the limited number of heavies the navy has? My understanding after talking with a family friend was that doing AFROTC will increase my chances of...
  2. I

    What to do until EAD? AFROTC

    I'm a senior in Air Force ROTC, and I'm commissioning this upcoming May 2019. I got a pilot slot which is very exciting of course, but my EAD isn't until March 2020, so I have 10 months to fill, and I have no idea what to do until that date. I've been applying for jobs and all that, but it's not...
  3. Nbuck

    NROTC to becoming a pilot?

    I am a junior in high school in Massachusetts and I have been looking into Naval Aviation (pilot), wether fixed-wing or rotor, and I am just curious as to how tough it is to get a commission into aviation? I am not interested in USMC aviation and am open to AF aviation (through afrotc)...
  4. A

    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...
  5. USAFMitch20

    Chances of getting a Pilot Slot

    I am an AFROTC AS200 cadet. It seems that everyone is asking this question these days, but what do you think my chances of getting a pilot slot are? I have not gone to field training yet and I have 19 flight hours. Here are my scores: Major: Non-Tech GPA: 3.39 AFOQT Pilot: 97 Nav: 61...
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    Height Waiver for ROTC Cadet

    Hi, I am a third year cadet looking to get a pilot slot this spring. I need a height waiver but my cadre won't give me a definite answer on what needs to be done to get one and I worry that I am going to run out of time to accomplish the tasks it will take to get one. My standing height is 61"...
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    AFROTC - Does having a child affect your chances getting a pilot slot for the Air Force?

    I'm joining the AFROTC this fall in college and my goal is to become a pilot. I made some bad decisions in the past and have a daughter as a result. (not saying she's a bad thing) I don't have primary custody of her, but I do occasionally have her on weekends. Does she affect my chances of...
  8. Hoodlum15

    Life as a Female Pilot

    First off, if there is already a thread about this please feel free to redirect me, I wasn't able to find one after a quick search. Anyway, I'm a female cadet at USAFA and have been thinking a lot about my future career. I would really love to fly, possibly fighters. I was hoping for some...
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    I want to preface this by saying that in an ideal world, I would like to make the military my career so please look at this in that context. I've been offered a Type 7 scholarship from the AF as well as the 4 year from the Army. I would be using either of these at Purdue University under OOS...
  10. A

    Odds of becoming Air Force pilot after afrotc

    I have always wanted to become a pilot, and it is about time to choose. I have my ppl and am hoping to become a pilot. I want to enroll in afrotc, the reason af is because I'm not a big fan of helicopters and I know the other branches have LOTS. Of course I want to fly f22s and f16s but I would...
  11. U

    24 in ROTC to old?

    23 year old freshman at Embry Riddle starting in Spring possibly. Would be enrolling right before my 24th bday and want to also join an ROTC program maybe AFor Navy (always have been in love with AF but recently have been more interested in the Navy as a whole) --will I be to old by the time...
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    Trying to choose between NROTC and AFROTC

    Hello everybody! I am currently a senior in high school and have wanted to be a military fighter pilot ever since I watched "Top Gun". I want to go to college for Computer Science and do some form of ROTC (If I can keep my head on straight throughout college), I've read through forums like "Air...
  13. A

    How long between commissioning and UPT?

    I know nothing is set in stone and that EADs vary yearly, but I was curious how long people with pilot slots are waiting between commissioning and EAD. It's tough to plan a wedding without knowing when I may leave, so any information you have helps, thanks!
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    My chances with the AFROTC scholarships

    My name is Drake Huffman, I am 17 years old and am a junior in high school. I have a 3.3 GPA, I am very involved with community service in my town, from mini league football camps, to being camp counselor for 6th graders. I was the captain of the football team and was thinking of running for a...
  15. streetbird

    How Competitve is a Four Year Scholarship/Pilot Slot

    Hello, I'm a junior considering a NRTOC or AFROTC. My ultimate goal is to fly, though if that does not happen, I'm think I would be happier in the navy. Anyway, this is beside the point. I cannot find information regarding the NROTC or AFROTC four year scholarship - how competitive is it...
  16. tuckthemuck

    AFROTC PRK Surgery Timing

    Hello Everyone, Apologies if this has already been posted. To start, my goal in life is to fly in the United States Air Force. I am a cadet in AFROTC as an AS100(first year). My eyesight is pretty bad at -4.00, so I need laser eye surgery. I found out recently that I am not a candidate for...