479th Flying Training Group




 The 479th Flying Training Group, located at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Fla., is the U.S. Air Force's only training pipeline for Combat Systems Officers. The 479th Operations Support Squadron, 455th Flying Training Squadron, and the 451st Flying Training Squadron work in concert to graduate 350 CSOs annually.

CSOs are trained to perform duties as electronic warfare officers, weapon systems officers and panel navigators.
About the 479th FTG
The 479th Flying Training Group, located at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Fla., is the U.S. Air Force's only training pipeline for combat systems officers. The 479th Operations Support Squadron, 479th Student Squadron, 455th Flying Training Squadron, and the 451st Flying Training Squadron work in concert to graduate more than 350 CSOs annually. These CSOs are trained to perform duties as electronic warfare officers, weapon systems officers, and panel navigators. In addition to overseeing the CSO training program, the 479th FTG also oversees an intelligence flight.
479th FTG Squadrons

479th Operations Support Squadron
The 479th Operations Support Squadron supports the primary and advanced phases of the undergraduate combat systems officer training. The squadron conducts academic training, scheduling, aviation resource management, communications, current operations, aircrew flight equipment, and flight physiology functions for the group.

479th Student Squadron
The 479th STUS exercises administrative control of all students at USAF Undergraduate Combat Systems Officer Training.

455th Flying Training Squadron
The 455th Flying Training Squadron conducts the primary phase of undergraduate combat systems officer training using a fleet of 22 T-6A Texan II aircraft.

451st Flying Training Squadron
The 451st Flying Training Squadron conducts advanced undergraduate combat systems officer training in 21 T-1A and modified T-1A Jayhawk aircraft in addition to the T-25 training device.

NAS Pensacola Information
NAS Pensacola SAPR




Local SAPR numbers

DSN 579-7272

Comm 850-884-7272