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How to Become an Air Force Pilot


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Physical Condition
You’ll be subjected to a battery of physical, psychological and background tests, including a Flying Class I physical. Aspiring pilots must be at least 5 feet 4 inches tall, but no more than 6 feet 5 inches tall, and they cannot be overweight. Vision can be no worse than 20/50 in either eye. If you’re colorblind, have problems with depth perception or have had laser eye surgery, you’ll be disqualified. Other disqualifications include a history of hay fever, asthma or allergies after the age of 12.

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