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An instructor pilot sits at a console with two monitors that depict cockpit instruments on the left screen and a map of Randolph Air Force Base on the right. Directly infront of him is a simulator cockpit occupied by a student pilot.
191023-F-GC389-0004.JPG Photo By: Shelby Pruitt

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Maj. Tim, 558th Flying Training Squadron Remotely Piloted Aircraft instrument qualification instructor pilot, Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, oversees and teaches 2nd Lt. Ethan, 111th Attack Wing, RPA Student, Horsham Air National Guard Station, Pa., Oct. 23, 2019, in the Texan T-6 Simulator. The Air Force is transforming training through Remotely-Piloted Aircraft Training Next, a competency-based training concept where RPA students undergo a tailor-made program based on their capabilities and needs rather than an entire class following a rigid construct and transitioning through the entire pipeline together has been the long-term goal. (U.S Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Shelby Pruitt)


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