Military Flight Training USA

Building Pilot Readiness for Great Power Competition

July 27-28, 2022- San Antonio, TX, United States

Achieving Versatility, Scalability, Affordability in Pilot Training

Military Flight Training USA is back for our 7th annual conference and proud to be bringing together a community of 100+ Training Program Managers, Instructors, Industry and Academy Experts and Executives as we discuss challenges at the forefront of pilot training.

By guiding flight training initiatives to leverage new technology and innovative education strategies, Commands can effectively reduce the gaps in skills and capabilities from training aircraft to operational aircraft in the most efficient and cost-effective way possible. Our session topics will present an in-depth view on the emerging training and procurement priorities for the US, industry and America's international partners, including the latest on the T7A acquisition, the Reforge program, advancements in flight simulation technology, and much more!

Critical Discussions will take place on:

  • Fostering innovation
  • Enhancing training and testing methodologies
  • The development of 5th-generation test aircraft
  • Integrating training programs for next-gen fighters and rotary aircraft
  • Human centered performance
  • Balancing live and synthetic training
  • The integration of AI and AR technologies for flight training
  • Innovative acquisitions and contracting approaches
  • Cost effective training and addressing the challenges of downloading and offloading

Core Themes

  • Innovation In Training In Fifth-Generation Aircraft through revolutionary F-35 and F-22 training systems,  polices, plans and practices
  • Innovation In Pilot Training through extensive downloading and offloading across the training program combined with the establishment of an LVC roadmap
  • Innovation in Rotary & Multi Engine Training  through cost effective training systems created by advanced simulation fidelity, skills based training  and operational training and mission readiness

Top 10 Reasons to Attend

  1. Engage with key decision makers across the US Department of Defense
  2. Hear the latest news regarding the delivery of the Boeing T-7A training aircraft
  3. Learn about innovative 5th Generation Training plans and programs to prepare for the F-35
  4. Review the latest updates on the US Navy's TH-57 replacement procurement
  5. Solve the challenges facing Live Virtual and Constructive operations
  6. Gain key insights into simulator technology across the flight training continuum
  7. Learn about the latest ways the USAF Pilot Training Next Program and the US Navy Avenger Program are streamlining flight training at reduced cost
  8. Maximize system and immersion fidelity in flight simulation to open up increased offloading opportunities
  9. Discover the latest opportunities for training service providers across the US Armed Forces
  10. Engage with F-35 partner nations on their training plans and policies to position yourself for international markets

2022 Conference Chairman

  • Lieutenant General (Ret’d) Anthony J. Rock, Inspector General U.S. Air Force (2016 –2017), US Air Force

2022 Speaker Faculty

  • Major General Albert Miller, Director of Training and Readiness, Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations at Headquarters, US Air Force
  • Major General Craig D. Wills, Commander, 19th Air Force, U.S. Air Force
  • Brigadier General Eric A. Carney, Director of Plans, Programs and Requirements, US Air Force Air Education & Training Command
  • Rear Admiral Andrew Loiselle, Director, Air Warfare Division, N98, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, US Navy
  • Brigadier General Brenda Cartier, Vice Commander, 19th Air Force, USAF
  • Brigadier General Christopher Walker, Special Assistant to the Director for Diversity and Inclusion, Air National Guard
  • Brigadier General Lyle Drew, Commander, 82nd Training Wing, US Air Force
  • General (Ret’d) James Holmes., Former Commander
  • Colonel Scott Rowe, Commander, 12th Flying Training Wing, Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, US Air Force
  • Lieutenant Colonel Ryan Riley, Commander, Pilot Training Next & Squadron Next, US Air Force Air Education & Training Command
  • Lieutenant Colonel Eric Frahm. Chief Product Officer. Air Education and Training Command, USAF
  • Major Kinsley Jordan, Chief of Innovation, 71st Training Wing, US Air Education and Training Command
  • Commander Drew Corey, Project Avenger, CNATRA, US Navy
  • Commander Kevin Friel, Project Avenger, CNATRA, US Navy
  • Flack Maguire, Founder, Chairman, Executive Director, Virtual Flight Academy
  • David Benson PhD, School of Advanced Air and Space Studies, Air University
  • Dr. Jon Allsop, R&D Psychologist, Central Flying School, Royal Air Force
  • Dr. Andrew Clayton, Assistant Professor of Leadership, Air University

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7610 S New Braunfels Ave, 78235
San Antonio, TX, USA

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Event details
Organizer :IDGA
Event type :Conference
Attendance :Physical Event
Reference :ASDE-23625