HomeAbout UsUnits14th Operations Group43rd Flying Training Squadron

43rd Flying Training Squadron

43rd Flying Training Squadron

43rd Flying Training Squadron

Commander : Lt. Col. William McElhinney III

Contact : 662 434-3075

Email : 43ftsinfo@us.af.mil

Mission: 

Building the World's Best Warriors, Leaders and Professional Military Pilots

The 43rd Flying Training Squadron administers and executes the AETC/AFRC Associate Instructor Pilot (IP) Program and provides Active Guard Reserve (AGR) and Traditional Reserve (TR) IPs to augment the cadre of active duty pilots conducting pilot training. During wartime, or in the event of hostilities, the unit is mobilized to offset anticipated losses of experienced active duty pilot contributions to the instructor pilot training programs