COLUMBUS AFB NEWS

  • UPT Class 24-09 Graduation

    Fourteen Undergraduate Pilot Training 2.5 student pilots of Class 24-09, graduated on May 31, 2024, at the Kaye Auditorium on Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi. The UPT 2.5 graduation ceremony officially marks the completion of initial flight training in the T-6 Texan II as students earn their

  • UPT CLASS 24-08 Graduation

    Eighteen Undergraduate Pilot Training 2.5 student pilots of Class 24-08, graduated on May 3, 2024, at the Kaye Auditorium on Columbus Air Force Base, Miss. The UPT 2.5 graduation ceremony officially marks the completion of initial flight training in the T-6 Texan II as students earn their wings and

  • Columbus Leans Into Agile Rapid Excellence

    Columbus Air Force Base graduates the first Fighter/Bomber Fundamentals class. F/BF is a new syllabus for students after Undergraduate Pilot Training, combining T-38 Graduate Pilot Training and T-38 Introduction to Fighter Fundamentals. This class is the first in the United States Air Force to

  • UPT Class 24-06 Graduation

    Twenty-eight Undergraduate Pilot Training 2.5 student pilots of Class 24-06, graduated on 15 March 2024, at the Kaye Auditorium on Columbus Air Force Base, Miss. The UPT 2.5 graduation ceremony officially marks the completion of initial flight training in the T-6 Texan II as students earn their

  • Beating the odds; a T-6 story

    Military aviators step into the cockpits of numerous aircraft throughout their careers, though the odds of those aircraft from their past being together again at the same time and in the same place are low, they are never zero.

  • Class 22-15 takes off; Lt. Gen. Pleus commends graduates

    After more than a year at Columbus Air Force Base, graduates of Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 22-15 walked across the stage and received their diplomas, September 9, 2022, in front of family and friends.

  • FAIP heritage aircraft revealed

    The 14th Flying Training Wing unveiled its newest heritage series painted aircraft on May 13, 2022, at Columbus Air Force Base, Miss.

  • AFSOC commander inspires UPT Class 22-09

    Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 22-09, consisting of 23 officers, graduated from UPT, on April 6, 2022, at Columbus Air Force Base, Miss.U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Jim Slife, commander of Air Force Special Operations Command, was the distinguished speaker for the graduation ceremony.

  • Achievement unlocked; SUPT class 22-05 graduates

    Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 22-05 has joined its predecessors in earning their wings. Each student has flown nearly 200 hours over a 54-week training period in the T-6A Texan II and T-1A Jayhawk or T-38C Talon, depending on which type of aircraft they have been selected to fly.