AFI 11-402 PDF

Sep 1, Supersedes AFI , 20 December Pages: Distribution: F. This instruction sets procedures and standards on implementing. Start studying AFI chs. 1, 3 & 7. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Oct 31, AFI , Classifying Military Personnel (Officer and Enlisted), contains .. Qualify for aviation service according to AFI , Aviation and.

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ObserverSenior Observerand Master Observerfor active duty officers and officers considered “rated assets” in the Air Reserve Components. Initially badges were embroidered and Junior Military Aviator and Reserve Military Aviator badges had only one wing to the wearer’s left.

Those remaining as enlisted men in the Regular Army held reserve officer commissions in the event of war.

Beginning inthe rating of navigator was retitled, replaced by the aeronautical rating of combat systems officer CSOxfi the same badge insignia as navigator.

Rating standards apply equally to both fixed-wing and helicopter pilots. The Astronaut “qualifier” is awarded only by the 11-4002 Force Chief of Staff for rated officers formally qualified to perform duties at least 50 miles above the earth’s surface and who have participated in at least one operational wfi, and has 11-4402 distinctive Astronaut Badgeconsisting of a “shooting star” qualifier device superimposed on their rated badge.

In addition about 51 enlisted men have the rating of airplane pilot, junior airplane pilot, or airship pilot. The following additional criteria are required to be rated as a USAF observer:. Signal Corpsincorporating, expanding and superseding the Aeronautical Division.

Officers with the remaining two ratings 11–402 automatically. War Department General Order No. The rating was discontinued inhowever, and flight surgeons as a military profession were neglected by the headquarters of the successive Army air arms until late in This table defines requirements for all seven categories of ratings. Retrieved 19 Oct A number of designs for the badge were considered before the War Department chose a design of an eagle holding Signal Corps flags in its talons, suspended from a bar embossed with “Military Aviator”, and had the dies manufactured.


The seven categories of aeronautical ratings, as authorized by Title 10, U.

In addition to being 1-402 rated pilot and a rated flight surgeon, a pilot-physician must have completed at least three years of operational flying and one year as an operational flight surgeon, with a provision for assigning applicants without flight surgeon operational experience to a base where they would likely become a “first assignment pilot-physician”.

A group of 14 aviators still detailed to the Signal Corps was recommended on 29 September to receive the badge, and the two gold proofs were issued 16 Octoberto Captain Charles DeF. After the creation by executive order in of the Army Air Servicea standard wings-and-shield design for the rating badge, still in use today, was created by Herbert Adams of the Federal Commission of Afii Arts and approved on 25 January Since the later s, highly-trained enlisted personnel, along with officers whose duties do not include flying, are recognized by the awarding of Air Force Occupational Badges.

Contents [ show ]. The USAF awards combat systems operator ratings at three levels: Park was killed in an accident before G. The test in seven parts included a takeoff and climb in a constricted area, gliding and spinning, making a deadstick landing, landing over an obstacle, flying a triangular afj by compass, flying a 11-4022 cross-country flight by map, and completing a minute endurance flight at afk, feet altitude.

Naval Air Service and the U. The following additional criteria are required to be rated as a USAF air battle manager:. All of the wartime ratings except navigator were discontinued by the USAF on 26 July[12] with the badge design being changed in from that of a globe flanked by wings to that of the USAF shield flanked by wings. After attaining status as a pilot-physician, all hours flown as a pilot, and months of operational flying duty credit accrued as a pilot, adi “dual-credited” toward both advanced pilot and flight surgeon ratings as long as the officer is on aeronautical orders as an active pilot-physician.

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The Flight Surgeon rating received its own distinctive gold badge on 3 Marchwhich was changed to the standard oxidized silver wings in to avoid confusion with naval aviator badges.

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By then the Army had in place a policy of awarding aviation-rated lieutenants and captains who flew “regularly and frequently” the rank, pay, and allowances of the next higher grade. At least three of these pilots had been previously instructed by Glen Curtiss at North Island fieldCalifornia.

Retrieved from ” http: A P48VX specialty code is assigned to those on aeronautical orders as a pilot-physician and assigned to one of these designated PPP billets. All 24 officers certified by G.

U.S. Air Force aeronautical rating

For all categories of aeronautical ratings, to be eligible for the rating and to wear the appropriate badge, an officer must be medically qualified to fly and also be qualified by flying status proficiency. Combat Observer was renamed Aircraft Observer. Combat Systems Officer badge. Although in much smaller numbers, enlisted personnel were historically eligible to be rated until Arnold were adopted, standardizing ratings requirements as:.

USAF ratings gradually expanded until seven categories and 21 ratings exist currently. To establish formal standards of certification, the Army created the Military Aviator rating and published requirements on 20 April This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia view authors.

Pilot-Physicians are entitled to conditional flight pay ACIPthat is, only if assigned to an active flying position and flying a prescribed number of hours monthly. Aviation and Aeronautical EngineeringMay 15,Vol.