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48th Flying Training Squadron

48th Flying Training Squadron

48th Flying Training Squadron

Commander : Lt. Col. Nelson Prouty

Contact : 662 434-2905

Email : 48ftsinfo@us.af.mil


To produce the best combat ready tanker and airlift pilots for the Air Force.

The tanker and airlift track of specialized undergraduate pilot training is conducted by the 48th Flying Training Squadron. Students receive a minimum of 159 hours of flight instruction in the Beech T-1A Jayhawk. Students learn air refueling procedures, tactical navigation, airdrop and advanced navigation, with an emphasis on crew resource management. Upon completion of this phase, students earn the aeronautical rating of pilot and receive their coveted Air Force wings.