​​UPT APPLICANTS (you are not a fighter pilot yet)

Minimum qualifications to apply:
20/70 vision, correctable to 20/20, and be free of color blindness
Meet Air Force height and weight requirements
Bachelors Degree
Applicant must be physically fit and able to run 1 ½ miles in under 12 minutes
Under the age of 33 prior to beginning flight training 

The following is the list of required documents for a UPT application package:

-UPT PowerPoint Summary (see pilot files page)

-Birth Certificate
-Certified College Transcripts
-Flight Certificates (if possessed/pilot license not required)
-Resume to include Work Experience and Education
-3 letters of recommendation (from former employers, instructors, friends, etc.)
-Current Physical (FAA 1st Class Medical, Flying Class I, etc.)
-Air Force Officer Qualification Test Scores (AFOQT)

-Pilot Candidate Selection Method Test Scores (PCSM)

-Form 18 (see pilot files page)
-Recent digital photograph

Copies of all documents are acceptable. PDF is the preferred document format besides the PPT.

Please send the PPT in a separate document.

*Incomplete packages will not be considered*

Please send all of the above documents in a single email to:


Face-time goes a long way.....

If you’re planning on attending a meet and greet at the squadron and do not have a military ID please reference the Visitor Access Form below. Include the “Duration” from Section I and all of Section II and email to the address above no later than one week prior to your scheduled visit. 

If you have a military ID the form below is not required but please still coordinate your visit via the email above.

​Visitors are welcome to come and go as they please during meet and greets provided they have RSVP'd ahead of time. Attendees without a military ID should enter through the Mississippi gate to Buckley Air Force Base and then proceed to the squadron. More data will be sent out via email in the weeks/months prior to our meet and greets.

**We ask that you only visit during scheduled meet and greet weekends **