S3 ARMA AVIATION CENTER OF EXCELLENCE The S3 ArmA Aviation Center of Excellence is conducting fixed-wing flight training in the month of October. This training is open to all troopers of the Regiment, regardless of MOS. We will be running the Ground School, Basic Fixed-Wing and Advanced Fixed-Wing courses. While these courses must be completed in order, they may be done over any period of time that suits the individual student - there is no time-out period. After completing each course, the student must pass an evaluation one-on-one with an ACE Instructor Pilot. October ScheduleGround School - 05OCT19 @ 1600Z Basic Fixed-Wing - 6OCT19 @ 1630Z Advanced Fixed-Wing - 13OCT19 @ 1600Z Ground SchoolGround School is common to both rotary and fixed-wing aviators. It is approximately 1 hour long and covers the following topics: Flight basics. Airfield familiarization. Radio procedures. Aeronautical navigation. Aircrew procedures. Flying the circuit. Landing procedures. Emergency procedures. Career Pathway Prerequisite for Basic Rotary Course [BRC] Prerequisite for Door Gunner Course [DGC] Prerequisite for Basic Fixed-Wing Course [BFWC] Leads to the Army Aviator Badge Leads to the Aircrew Badge Arma 3 Career Pathway Basic Fixed-WingBasic Fixed-Wing is approximately 1.5 hours long and covers the following topics: Pre-flight and start-up. Taxi and parking. Takeoff. Flight Maneuvers. Approach and Landing. Bullseye. SERE. Career Pathway Prerequisite for Advanced Fixed-Wing Course [AFWC] Leads to the Army Aviator Badge Arma 3 Career Pathway Advanced Fixed-WingAdvanced Fixed-Wing is approximately 2 hours long and covers the following topics: Flight planning. UAV operation. 9 Lines. Enhanced Sensors. Active Radar. Air-to-ground combat. Air-to-air combat. Career Pathway Evaluation awards the Army Aviator Badge Arma 3 Career Pathway The S3 ArmA Aviation Center of Excellence is always looking for new instructor pilots. Those interested should contact Captain Nate Thumper for more information.