$70M to CSC Applied Technologies for Aircraft Maintenance at Vance AFB

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Vance Air Force Base(click to view full) CSC Applied Technologies in Fort Worth, TX received a $70.5 million contract for base operating support and aircraft maintenance at Vance Air Force Base in Oklahoma in support of undergraduate pilot training. AETC/CONS/LGCK at Randolph Air Force Base in Texas manages the contract (FA3002-08-C-0007, P00025). Vance AFB is home to the 71st Flying Training Wing, which trains US Air Force, US Navy, and US Marine Corps pilots. Since 1941, the wing has trained 31,112 pilots… Vance AFB is located 90 miles north by northwest of Oklahoma City near Enid, OK at an elevation of 1,307 feet above sea level. The base, which has approximately 2,122 acres, is the USAF’s only Joint Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Wing. The wing reports through 19th Air Force to Air Education and Training Command. The 71st Flying Training Wing flew 54,304 sorties totaling 80,487 flying hours in the T-1 Jayhawk, T-6 Texan II, and T-38 Talon in 243 flying days, and successfully trained 390 pilots in fiscal year 2008. Pilot training is divided into three phases that cover 52 weeks. Phase I (preflight) is 24 days long and is split into 2 units: 5 hours of ground training, […]

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