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2 hours ago, CharlieHotel47 said:


The average has been 18 to 24 months from hired to UPT for the longest I can remember. It sucks, but all you can do is be a good bro, learn about your unit and the mission and try to get an idea of what life will be like for seasoning.


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I agree. 18 - 24 months sounds about right. Mine is 14 months from hire to UPT (AFRC) but I’m an inter-service transfer guy with a PPL so I got to skip OTS and IFT. There’s been times when I had to nudge my recruiter and my chain of command to get stuff done so don’t be hesitant to make the phone call. Ultimately, it’s your career, and no one else cares as much as you do.

 

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Dates just dropped for FY20.... I can finally complete my timeline. Army rotor guy to ANG tankers 15 June 2018: Interview 28 Jun 2018:  Hired 13 Aug 2018:  Flight Physical Comple

Interviewed/Hired: Oct 2016 FC1: Feb 17 FC1 Approved: April 2017 (1 Waiver) Package HQ: April 2017/Approved mid April Package to NGB: Mid April 2017/Approved May 2017

OTS 1803 9 Jan - 9 Mar Laughlin UPT starting 24 April Into the pipeline I go!

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On 2/2/2020 at 10:57 AM, mightymighty said:

Updated for Guard Bureau update. 

Guard/Fighter - Non-Prior

Hired: March '19

MEPS/Enlistment: June '19

FC1: October '19 (Failed)

FC1 Re-Test: December '19 (Passed)

FC1 Stamped Approved: December '19

FC1 Received by Unit: January '20

Packet sent to Guard Bureau: February '20

TFOT: 

UPT: 

SERE: 

 

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3 hours ago, Squawk7600 said:

Hired: Sept 19
Swore in : 8 Nov 19
FC1: Jan 20
FC1: stamped approved 24 Feb 20
Packet sent to NGB: 7 Mar 20
Just need some UPT datesemoji106.png


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Congrats on the progress. Judging by your picture, did you get picked up for HH-60's? 

I got notified in January for -60's but it's been silent on the recruiting end after that. I've been told I can expect FC1 in May, but the rest is unclear. your timeline seems pretty fast, any advice for someone waiting on dates? 

Thanks

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1 minute ago, Insert name said:

Any word on COVID-19 affecting UPT dates? The instruction I saw said no PCS and TDY's until May, does that mean everyone will be pushed to the right two months?

Fluid situation here at KEND.  Standby to standby.

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3 hours ago, mightymighty said:

I would assume that also includes TFOT dates as well?  My packet is up at NGB. 

 

 

Correct, OTS, BMT, tech training, UPT, FTU all are carrying on as normal as far as I know.

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3 hours ago, MFlyer99 said:

Are FC1s still being cleared by AETC with this whole coronavirus? Already did my FC1, just waiting on the clearance/approval. I assume so, but thought I'd double check.

Here at Wright-Patt, we've been told that IFCs are cancelled with no timeline on when they will restart.  I realize you've already done your IFC, but in case others were wondering....

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Wouldn’t count of fallouts bros. We were told yesterday that no new classes are starting at our base. Rumor for new arrivals with Orders In hand is to still in process but don’t expect to start anytime soon. Phase progression once complete is being halted as well. I have a bro that tracked 38s and was T6 complete last week. He was told to expect NOT to start phase 3 anytime soon. Not sure if it’s the same deal with all the other UPT bases.

These are Crazy times at UPT bros.


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Yikes! Not good news for an older dude such as myself who was starting to get some interview traction before this charlie foxtrot. Wonder if they'd consider bumping up the UPT age limit even more once things eventually return to any semblance of normalcy. I imagine the backlog from this is going to add a massive amount of time to the pipeline. 😱

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14 hours ago, Tarawa565 said:

CAFB is delaying at least the next two classes, apparently prioritizing Guard and Reserve for the next one that starts up (rumor right now is the May 11 class but TBD obviously). 

Rumor they're doing the same at Laughlin, I'm the April 21st class and Guard.

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On 3/24/2020 at 11:29 AM, JL_Pilot10 said:

I've heard NGB is all out of UPT slots for the fiscal year.  Anyone have any intel on this? 

Checks. Older guard guy here, ETP approved, no words on UPT date (or location) even before the Corona stuff. Assuming next FY at best now.

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17 hours ago, elvis said:

Rumor they're doing the same at Laughlin, I'm the April 21st class and Guard.

Checks.
From Cathy Rico:

 

- Working with AETC A1, AU and AFPC, we've turned off inbound student flow
to Laughlin for the next 90-120 days or so in order to prevent over
pressurizing the housing situation and compromising Lee's ability to allow
his students to maintain social distancing.  Lt Gen Hecker and AU will
accept the graduates who don't already have a permanent Air Force home. Lt
Gen Hecker reports that AU has both space and meaningful work for these
officers in the short term”

 

As far as I know, the 3 June 20 class has been told to push. All beyond that can expect the delay. 
 

See you out there @elvis

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2 hours ago, PilotCandidate said:

Checks.
From Cathy Rico:

 

- Working with AETC A1, AU and AFPC, we've turned off inbound student flow
to Laughlin for the next 90-120 days or so in order to prevent over
pressurizing the housing situation and compromising Lee's ability to allow
his students to maintain social distancing.  Lt Gen Hecker and AU will
accept the graduates who don't already have a permanent Air Force home. Lt
Gen Hecker reports that AU has both space and meaningful work for these
officers in the short term”

 

As far as I know, the 3 June 20 class has been told to push. All beyond that can expect the delay. 
 

See you out there @elvis

Guess that's why I've been told April 21st class date has been cancelled and then back on about 3 times. Got orders and a house so my a** is going. See ya there @PilotCandidate 

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