311th Fighter Squadron graduates Class 19-DBH

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  • By Staff Sgt. Christine Groening
  • 49th Wing Public Affairs

Twelve F-16 Viper student pilots graduated from the 311th Fighter Squadron’s F-16 Basic Course, during a ceremony, May 8, 2020, here.

The F-16 B-course is a 37-week long course required for all student pilots. On average, B-Course students log 70-hours of flying time over 59 sorties in addition to roughly 245-hours of academic training and 69-hours of flight simulator training.

The 49th Wing is the Air Force’s premiere F-16 and MQ-9 Reaper aircrew training wing. Graduates of the F-16 B-course will be reassigned to operational flying units throughout the Combat Air Force.

Congratulations to the graduates of Class 19-DBH:

Capt. Mark Habermeyer

1st Lt. Chase Bockstruck

1st Lt. Kyle Bragg

1st Lt. Todd Copic

1st Lt. Matthew Herr

1st Lt. Wooyeon Hicks

1st Lt. Eric Holm

1st Lt. Boston Nimmer

1st Lt. Jonah Noeldner

1st Lt. Kaleb Nypaver

1st Lt. Joshua Utter

1st Lt. Connor Watson