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TRAINING


eT-7A
Mission

Deliver training aircraft capability to produce next generation pilots and combat systems officers for Air Force. Major Trainer Missions: Undergraduate pilot training, Graduate combat systems officer training, airmanship familiarization training and operational flight test

Current Lines of Effort
Development
  • Currently in EMD; design, integrate, test & deliver 5 aircraft & 6 training devices
  • Model-based systems engineering (MBSE) approach being used to reduce development times, lower production costs, and provide greater collaboration across development team and stakeholders
Production
  • First LRIP aircraft and associated simulators scheduled to arrive at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph Sep 23
  • Total quantity of 351 eT-7A aircraft, along with 46 simulators, and associated ground equipment, to replace the Air Education and Training Command’s fleet of T-38Cs
IOC
  • IOC planned for 2024 with Full Operational Capability in 2034
Locations
  • Wright-Patterson AFB, OH
  • Boeing Program Office, St. Louis, MO