Aviation Officer Community
BECOMING AN AVIATOR, NAVAL FLIGHT OFFICER, OR AERIAL VEHICLE OPERATOR
The Aviation Officer community takes prospective flight students primarily from: United States Naval Academy (USNA), Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) units, Officer Candidate School (OCS) and various other accession sources. All aspiring Aviation Officers commence initial flight training at Naval Air Station Pensacola, FL. For details on flight training please go to the Chief of Naval Air and Training web site. For information about submitting an Aviation Age Waiver Request for OCS, please contact Commander, Navy Recruiting Command (CNRC) at (901)874-7628.
PROFESSIONAL RECOMMENDATION (PROREC) BOARD
PROREC Board Schedule
***Board dates are controlled by Commander, Navy Recruiting Command and are subject to change without notice
Note: The FY22 7371 AVO (WO1) OCS PROREC board will convene on 2 Aug 2021 followed by a Pilot/NFO PROREC board on 4 Aug 2021. Applications for both boards are due to NRC by NLT 25 June 2021
LATERAL TRANSFER OPPORTUNITY
Entry into the Aviation community for those officers already serving in the Navy is via the Lateral Transfer board. For details please visit the Active Duty Transfer and Redesignation site.
AVIATION INCENTIVE PAY (AvIP) AND AVIATION BONUS (AvB)
The links below include eligibility criteria, available bonuses, pay schedules, and application procedures.
Aviation Officer Community Manager
PA 106 - OCS Pilot and NFO
PA 106A - OCS Aerial Vehicle Operator 7371 (WO1)
PA 150D - STA-21
Pilot and NFO Detailer Link