First two enlisted pilots complete solo flights

U. S. Air Force Master Sgt. Mike, a student in the Enlisted Pilot Initial Class, takes off in a DA-20 Katana to become the first enlisted Airmen in six decades to complete solo flights during Initial Flight Training at Pueblo Memorial Airport, Pueblo, Colorado, Nov. 3, 2016. The Air Force announced on Dec. 17, 2015, the initiative to train enlisted RPA pilots for RQ-4 Global Hawk flying operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Cory D. Payne/Released)

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. Cory Payne
VIRIN: 161103-F-WJ663-613.JPG
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