50th Flying Training Squadron

50th Flying Training Squadron

50th Flying Training Squadron


Commander : Lt. Col. Nathan Smith


Contact : (662) 434-7745

Email : 50ftsinfo@us.af.mil

Mission:

Training Combat Pilots for America 

The advanced phase of undergraduate pilot training is conducted by the 50th Flying Training Squadron. This phase consists of 110 hours of flight instruction in the Northrop T-38C. Training includes advanced aircraft handling, tactical navigation, fluid maneuvering and an increased emphasis in two- and four-ship formation. At the completion of training, the graduate is awarded the aeronautical rating of pilot.