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  1. Better late than never... CBM 18-10 & 11: T-38: 2x F-16 WI ANG F-16 DC ANG T-6 FAIP CBM MC-130J Kirtland EC-130 DM U-28 Hurlburt C-130J Yokota T-38A ADAIR Tyndall C-130J Little Rock F-16 TBD F-15E SJ T-1: C-5M Dover KC-135 Fairchild KC-135 KS ANG C-130J Little Rock UH-60J JSDAF C-130J Dyess KC-135 MS ANG C-17 Charleston U-28 Hurlburt C-17 OH AFRC C-17 McChord KC-135 RAF Mildenhall C-17 WV ANG T-1 FAIP CBM C-17 Travis C-17 Dover C-130J MS AFRC CV-22 Hurlburt RC-135 Offutt C-2 JASDF C-21 Ramstein
  2. CBM 18-08: T-38: 4x F-16 TBD 1x F-15E Seymour 1x A-10 DM 1x T-6 FAIP DLF 1x JASDF TBD T-1: 1x U-28 Hurlburt 1x HC-130 NY ANG 1x C-5 Travis 1x T-1 FAIP CBM 1x T-6 FAIP CBM 1x C-130J Ramstein 1x C-130H IL ANG 1x KC-10 Travis 4x KC-135 Fairchild, TN ANG, PA ANG, MD AFRC 3x C-17 Dover, Travis, McChord
  3. CAFB 18-06 Drop T-1: C-17 McChord C-130J Little Rock CV-22 Cannon KC-135 AL ANG C-130J Yokota U-28 Hurlurt KC-135 Kadena KC-135 McConnell T-6 FAIP Columbus C-130J Ramstein KC-135 Fairchild WC-130J Keesler C-21 Ramstein B-52 Barksdale T-38: F-16 TBD B-52 Barksdale F-15C Kingsley Field T-6 FAIP Columbus EC-130H Davis-Monthan F-16 TBD F-16 TBD
  4. CBM 18-10 Track: 7× T-38 (2 Saudi, 1? ANG) 21× T-1 (2 Japanese, several ANG/Reserves) 1× TH-1
  5. CAFB 18-08 track select: 19x T-1 (approximately) 8x T-38 (one Japanese) 2x TH-1 And two Afghan A-29 dudes who are a few rides behind tracking their second round of T-6 training soon
  6. Word on the street is that classes who just track selected (so within the last six weeks or so, give or take) are being told that they can expect the bomber drops from T-1s that were talked about so extensively a few months ago. Maybe that's just the rumor mill, or maybe it's taken this long to get the ball rolling on that idea. As for the reduced fighter drops, at least at CBM a lot of that lately is due to T-38 guys washing into the next class. That's been happening somewhat erratically as I understand it, so some classes' 38 drops look smaller since they might've lost some of their own guys but didn't gain any from the previous class.
  7. Anyone know whether they're​ still PCSing the occasional guy to Shepard after track select? Sent from my LG-H810 using Baseops Network Forums mobile app
  8. This sounds like a really good point. Have you seen this shift in perspective be the case for other/most older guys as time goes on and families start coming into the picture? It sounds like it's just a fact of life. Also do you think guys see OIR as not as much of a "meaningful conflict?"
  9. Bump because this thread is great and I'd love to see anyone else's opinions and experiences Sent from my LG-H810 using Baseops Network Forums mobile app
  10. Ulysses

    AF Light Air Support Aircraft

    Well shit, this was no joke the first article to come up in my search and I ended up reading others instead, until just now. That just about answers all my questions vis-a-vis the Bronco. Suppose it's well and truly off the table now. I'm anxious to see what ends up getting picked, given the seemingly official go-ahead on the program (again) following announcements at the AWS this month.
  11. Ulysses

    AF Light Air Support Aircraft

    So I've been trying to do some reading up on this, both retroactively through this thread and through a few other sources. Are the most serious contenders right now the A-29 and maybe the new kid Scorpion? I've seen gradually less and less on the AT-6 and the Bronco as time has gone on and more pieces are written on this. And although we currently fly the A-29 training the Afghans, is there a chance that we'd run into acquisition trouble what with it coming from Embraer? The Navy's similar Imminent Fury program fell through a few years back partly because Congress didn't want a foreign plane. With reference to pbar's article a few weeks back, that was a super helpful analysis. Is there any chance Boeing's proposals of sprucing up the OV-10 for modern conflicts will be followed through on? The article said it had a 500lb payload, which seems absolutely minuscule to the point of maybe being inaccurate, but I wouldn't know. Part of me just likes the kind of retro appeal of the Bronco and I want to think it's got a shot here, but that's irrelevant.
  12. SNAP question: are white jets VIP transport or an IP gig?
  13. Ulysses

    ENJJPT selection

    Oh absolutely, if I had the money I probably would've done so myself. I just take some issue with it because I'm sure there are guys out there who would make great pilots but don't have the money to invest there.
  14. Ulysses

    ENJJPT selection

    You're right, I dun goofed, but the point stands. People sometimes buy their pilot/ENJJPT slots.
  15. Ulysses

    ENJJPT selection

    Speaking from the AFROTC side, the biggest factors were PCSM and then GPA, in that order. Guys could in essence often "buy" an ENJJPT slot by paying for a ton of hours or a PPL to get that 100 PCSM. What's your commissioning source?
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