Can a foreigner become a pilot for the US airforce?

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Unread post04 Jul 2007, 20:35

I'm Irish and was wondering if I could be come a pilot in the US? We don't have an airforce here and going over to Britain is out of the question?

Any tips?
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Unread post04 Jul 2007, 21:44

get your U.S. citizenship, then go see the recruiter...
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Unread post04 Jul 2007, 21:46

Note that there is already a (very short) thread on this topic: <a href="f-16_forum_viewtopic-t-2126.html">Foreigners joining US or other countries military force</a>

We don't have an airforce here

You sure you have no airforce? http://www.scramble.nl/ie.htm
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Unread post06 Jul 2007, 18:25

I was at a conference with an Irish pilot. They have VIP transport and helicopters whose primary mission is patrolling the fishing lanes for poachers...
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Unread post10 Jul 2007, 00:04

Yeah im fairly sure!I think we have a few really old trainer jets! And the fact that it's still an air corp means that it's under control of the army and is not a seperate entity in itself! Doesn't it?
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Unread post20 May 2011, 13:52

pilatus pc-9s which is basically an AT-6 is the closest you will proberly get,if you PM me i can help you as i to want to become a fighter pilot..
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Unread post23 May 2011, 12:30

Of course ireland does have an air force!

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Unread post23 May 2011, 21:15

That looks more like the RAF after the Strategic defence review! :D
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Unread post24 May 2011, 10:57

The USAF has no chance against those.
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Unread post24 May 2011, 14:20

More agile then a Raptor, or any other fighter
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Unread post10 Dec 2011, 06:39

shrimpman wrote:Of course ireland does have an air force!

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