100th Fighter Squadron Pilot Opportunities FAQ's

Are you accepting applications at this time?

The recruiting office will receive your application package anytime, and they must be submitted at least 90 prior to the announced pilot selection board date. The packages will not be delivered to the Operations Group until 2-3 months before the announced pilot selection board date. Therefore, we recommend that you make sure there will be no major changes that will occur before the 90 day prior point before you submit your application package.

What do you require in the package?

We require the package to be assembled in a specific manner to keep them all standardized. To see the package assembly instructions, click here.

Is a current picture required?

A current photo is not required for the applicant packages sent to the recruiter. However, we do require you to bring a photo to the interview to be left with your package. This will help the board members when they are looking at several packages after the interview process.

What is the AFOQT, the BAT, and the PCSM?

Click on the following links for more information about the (AFOQT-LINK), the BAT, and the PCSM.

What score do you look for on the AFOQT / BAT?

Because of the number of qualified applicants we receive, the 160th Fighter Squadron looks for above average scores on both the AFOQT and the BAT. The pilot composite score from the AFOQT and the BAT are used to generate your PCSM score, so they are very important. All composites from the AFOQT are considered in the application process.

Can you do an age waiver?

The 160th Fighter Squadron's policy is to not issue any waivers.

How long is the commitment?

The commitment is 7-8 years after graduating from UPT.

Do you accept helicopter pilots?

Yes, we encourage all current aviators to submit an application package.

When is the next pilot board?

The next pilot selection board date will be posted on this website as soon as it is released by the Operations Group. If you have questions contact the recruiting office:

5187 Selma Highway
Montgomery, AL 36108

Should I come in for a face-to-face visit prior to the board?

A face-to-face visit with our Operations Group Commander, our Squadron Commander, or the Operations Officer is highly encouraged. You can call 1-334-394-7255 or stop by the Operations building during business hours to setup a meeting.

Do I need to keep getting a new First Class FAA medical certificate every six months?

No, once you have obtained a First Class Medical it will be valid for 36 calendar months from the examination date.

Where can I get a FAA First-Class Physical?

A qualified Aviation Medical Examiner (AME) can issue a first class medical certificate.

How do I prepare for the AFOQT and the BAT tests?

We recommend that you visit the http://www.baseops.net website where you can read about the tests, get advice on how to prepare, take some practice tests, order study guides for the tests, and even check your AFOQT and PCSM scores if you are complete.