Confessions of a Reserve T-38C IP

A Reserve T-38C UPT IP explains his job, how to get hired, and gives invaluable advice for current or future T-38 student pilots.

MASS – The UPT Scoring System Explained

I explain the Merit Assignment Selection System (MASS) that determines class rank for student pilots at USAF UPT on BogiDope.

Best Airline Application and Interview Prep Services for 2020

A look at some of the best airline application review and interview prep companies in the business.

Palace Chase and Palace Front Explained

A look at the Palace Chase and Palace Front programs, including strategies on timing and getting your commander(s) onboard with your request.

Winning UPT Financially

This week on BogiDope I have a laser-focused application of Pilot Math Treasure Bath that explains How to Win UPT Financially.

Civilian Ratings That Military Pilots Should Care About, Part 1

Every military pilot needs to understand the basics about a couple FAA/civilian pilot ratings. I break down some of those details in my post on BogiDope this week.

Should I Track Helicopters at UPT?

Had I realized how awesome it is to be a helicopter pilot in the Air Force, my pilot career may have followed a very different path. My latest post on discusses the options for USAF rotary-winged flying, and whether it’s the right choice for you. Here’s an intro and a link to the fullContinue reading “Should I Track Helicopters at UPT?”

How to Rush a Unit

Lifetime has a show called Married at First Sight. I can’t even bring myself to watch it–it just sounds like a bad idea. I categorize this with other shows like all the Real Housewives series under “Trainwrecks I Don’t Watch.” I can’t imagine that Hired at First Sight would be any more successful for a Guard or Reserve unit. ForContinue reading “How to Rush a Unit”

How to Become a Fighter Pilot

Do you aspire to fly faster than the speed of sound, pull Gs, and take part in the ultimate form of dueling? If so, you would probably love serving your country as a fighter pilot. I wrote about how to achieve that goal in my latest post on BogiDope this week. Take a look!

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