The 173rd Fighter Wing uses standard technology to help student pilots





The 173rd Fighter Wing uses standard technology to help student pilots

US Air Force 1st Lt. Martin Sipe, an F-15C student pilot, searches the virtual sky over his right shoulder for 173rd Fighter Wings F-15 Instructor Pilot, Lt. Col. Julius Romasanta’s Aircraft during a Simulated combat engagement using newly incorporated virtual reality technology at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Ore. on October 12, 2021. The program serves to enhance “chair flight”, which is where students visualize their missions in their mind, providing real-life images of the missions they will perform during their tenure in Course B. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt Jefferson Thompson)




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