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340TH FTG COMMANDER

Master Sgt. Vianca Contreras (U.S. Air Force photo by Janis El Shabazz) Master Sgt. Vianca Contreras (U.S. Air Force photo by Janis El Shabazz)

SPOTLIGHT: Master Sgt. Vianca Contreras

Meet the 340 FTG HQ Airmen
Master Sgt. Melissa Erwin (U.S. Air Force photo by Janis El Shabazz) Master Sgt. Melissa Erwin (U.S. Air Force photo by Janis El Shabazz)

SPOTLIGHT: Master Sgt. Melissa Erwin

Meet the 340 FTG HQ Airmen
MTIs fold flag MTIs fold flag

Distinctive flag ceremony honors retiring chief

Group superintendent retires after nearly 30 years
Tech. Sgt. Janina Eva White (U.S. Air Force photo by Janis El Shabazz) Tech. Sgt. Janina Eva White (U.S. Air Force photo by Janis El Shabazz)

SPOTLIGHT: Tech. Sgt. Janina Eva White

Meet the 340 FTG HQ Airmen
43rd FTS pilot invests in fur-baby futures 43rd FTS pilot invests in fur-baby futures

43rd FTS pilot invests in fur-baby futures

Pilot uses personal plane to save shelter animals
Master Sgt. Kourtney Willich (U.S. Air Force photo by Janis El Shabazz) Master Sgt. Kourtney Willich (U.S. Air Force photo by Janis El Shabazz)

SPOTLIGHT: Master Sgt. Kourtney Willich

Meet the 340 FTG HQ Airmen

Air Force Videos

"Find You" - Max Impact


Winning Your Wings II

Winning Your Wings II


We Are Reserve Citizen Airmen. We Are Limitless

We Are Reserve Citizen Airmen. We Are Limitless


Newest PACE video highlights team concept, contributions of Civilian employees

Newest PACE video highlights team concept, contributions of Civilian employees


AF announces Enlisted Professional Military Education redesign

AF announces Enlisted Professional Military Education redesign


39th FTS Cobras fill the sky at JBSA-Randolph

39th FTS Cobras fill the sky at JBSA-Randolph


Forever a Thunderbird

Forever a Thunderbird


The First Command: An Endless Legacy

The First Command: An Endless Legacy


A message to the force: Trust and character

A message to the force: Trust and character


Multi-Domain Command & Control

Multi-Domain Command & Control


Family Advocacy Helps Families Communicate!

Family Advocacy Helps Families Communicate!


Maj. Hopper on Harry Connick

Maj. Hopper on Harry Connick


Airman's Moments -airman from March AFB

Airman's Moments -airman from March AFB


Weapon of Choice

Weapon of Choice


MISSION

The 340th Flying Training Group headquartered at Joint Base San Antonio, supports Air Education and Training Command's Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training, Joint Primary Pilot Training, Pilot Instructor Training, Introduction to Fighter Fundamentals, Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot TrainingBasic Military Training and the United States Air Force Academy's Airmanship Programs.

The 340th is the largest flying group in the Air Force, consisting of 425 instructor pilots assigned to six squadrons at
Vance AFBJoint Base San Antonio Columbus AFBLaughlin AFBSheppard AFB, and USAFA. Instructors are vital to one of the most rewarding missions in military flying -- training and mentoring the next generation of Air Force officers and pilots.

Instructors fly a variety of aircraft, including the 
T-1A JayhawkT-6A Texan IIT-38 TalonT-41A, T-51A, T-52A, TG-15/TG-16 gliders, and UV-18B Twin Otter. There are openings with the 340th for traditional Reserve and active Guard and Reserve instructor pilots and jumpmasters.