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7 hours ago, cowdog said:

Has anyone applied to the January Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC) Sponsored/Un-sponsored board? I was wondering if anyone has heard about the results...

My recruiter told me both the January and March Reserve pilot boards were canceled and all active duty pilot boards were canceled this year. 

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You, son, have lots to learn.

Just wanted to say I got picked up! I've been on this forum for almost 2 years now and it has helped me a lot with SA. Looking forward to the adventure and thanks for all the help!

Keep in mind that I'm 33 years old, so it'll likely be inherently more difficult to get an interview, but let me offer my 2 cents: I've been at this game since I was 22 years old coming out of co

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1 hour ago, pilotcrum said:

My recruiter told me both the January and March Reserve pilot boards were canceled and all active duty pilot boards were canceled this year. 

When did you hear that? I spoke to my active recruiter on Friday and he didn’t mention anything about the board being canceled. 

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16 hours ago, pilotcrum said:

My recruiter told me both the January and March Reserve pilot boards were canceled and all active duty pilot boards were canceled this year. 

I found out from my sponsoring unit yesterday that the Jan board is cancelled and they’re moving everyone to the March board. This is what they heard from AFRC. I guess the AFRC Student Pilot Training pipeline is backed up.

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24 minutes ago, Burger said:

Anyone happen to know the number of applicants selected to attend UPT from Oregon's last Board (Last year)? I'm assuming is more than 1. Just curious

They selected 3 for Portland and 2 for Kingsley last year. They said they’re hiring 4 this year. 

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56 minutes ago, doofer said:

They selected 3 for Portland and 2 for Kingsley last year. They said they’re hiring 4 this year. 

Can confirm from my trip out there.  Not sure what the breakdown is between the 2 locations are but they have 4 openings.  

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25 minutes ago, BlueSkyz said:

Anyone have a good aircraft recce guide they used to prepare for interviews? 

Honestly, Google. 

I've only been asked to do recce at 1 interview. The aircraft listed were: T-6, T-38, F-16, F-15, F-18, B-2, U-2, and SU-30. 

Obviously that list depends on the type of airframe/unit you're applying for, but generally speaking, if you can identify all current US fighters/bombers, USAF trainers, and 5-6 foreign aircraft, you'll be just fine. As a sidenote, that slideshow also included Robin Olds. I'd be able to identify him and John Boyd. 

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On 1/29/2020 at 7:31 AM, goodflightcowboy said:

Honestly, Google. 

I've only been asked to do recce at 1 interview. The aircraft listed were: T-6, T-38, F-16, F-15, F-18, B-2, U-2, and SU-30. 

Obviously that list depends on the type of airframe/unit you're applying for, but generally speaking, if you can identify all current US fighters/bombers, USAF trainers, and 5-6 foreign aircraft, you'll be just fine. As a sidenote, that slideshow also included Robin Olds. I'd be able to identify him and John Boyd. 

Thank you! This is a great rundown. 

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Thought I’d give everyone a heads up. It sounds like the 107th at Selfridge will likely have a board in April with a meet and greet during our March drill (07/08 March 2020). Nothings 100% confirmed yet but I’ll keep you guys posted. I’ve heard this from the new OG, FS commander, and several others higher up in the chain of command.
So get your applications ready!


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