A profile of today's typical pilot candidate
Published April 22, 2008
- You are a man or woman typically between the ages of 18 and 25.
- You possess at least a Bachelor's Degree or are in your final semester.
- You had a GPA of 3.0 or better in college.
- You have at least a private pilot's license.
- You've taken and done well on the Air Force Officer's Qualifying Test. There is a study guide available and it is published by ARCO books called "Officer Candidates Tests". The AFOQT is broken down into five parts: PILOT, NAVIGATOR, ACADEMIC, VERBAL, & QUALITATIVE. What is a good score? The grading scale is 1-99. Most candidates score at least an 80 in both pilot and navigator. You can only take the test twice.
- Your health is excellent.
- You are a citizen of outstanding integrity and have shown service to your community and country.