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Posted 2/20/2015 Printable Fact Sheet

We prepare personnel for the human factor challenges inherent to military operations with the goal of increasing overall readiness and mission effectiveness. Our mission is to:

1. Aerospace & Operational Physiology Training -- Train aircrew, high-altitude parachutists and Air Force Academy/ROTC cadets on the human factor and physiological threats of modern aviation.

2. Aerospace & Operational Physiology Training Team (AOPTT) -- Integrate human performance optimization training and education into Team Pete operations. The goal of the team is to assist personnel in identifying, eliminating and reducing hazards; increasing work performance and reducing mishaps.

Building 425, 799 Vincent St. (directly behind the base pool and bowling alley, next to the running track)

Hours of Operation
Mondays - Fridays: 6:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Closed on federal holidays and wing down days

Important Information for training students
All students participating in chamber flights must provide proof of current medical clearance:
· AF Form 1042 - Medical Recommendation for Flying or Special Operational Duty
· NAVMED Form 6410/2 - Navy Medical Clearance
· DA Form 4186 (up-slip) or DA Form 2992 - Army Medical Clearance
Refresher students must bring their original physiology training paperwork AF Form 702 - Physiological Training Record

Class schedule:
NOTE: Classes are tailored to specific missions and/or airframes:
· Initial - Personnel who have never completed aerospace and operational physiology training, but need this training to perform in-flight duties (see AFI 11-403, para 2.1. for details)
· Initial HAP - High-Altitude Parachutist (initial students only)
· Track A - Trainer, Fighter, Attack, Bomber, U-2
· Track H - Helicopter
· Track J - High-Altitude Parachutist
· Track T - Transport, Tanker, Reconnaissance
· AFA - Air Force Academy Cadets
· ROTC - Reserve Officer Training Corps Cadets

March 2015
-3 Track T
-9/10 Initial
-11 Track H
-12 Initial HAP
-16 Track T
-23/24 Initial
-25 Track J

April 2015
-2 Track A
-7 Track T
-9 Track J
-13/14 Initial
-20 Track T
-28 Initial HAP

May 2015
-4 Track H
-11/12 Initial
-13 Track T
-18/19 Initial
-20 Track T
-27 Initial HAP
-28 Track J

June 2015
-1/2 Initial (double)
-4 Track A
-9 Initial HAP
-11 Track J
-22/23 Initial
-24 Track T
-25 Track H
-30 Initial HAP

July 2015
-2 Track J
-8 Track T
-13/14 Initial (double)
-16 Track A
-21 Initial HAP
-23 Track J
-30 Track T

Snow delays and closures
NOTE: We follow the 21st Space Wing policy for snow delays and closures. If you are attending training during September to April, call 719-556-SNOW or DSN 834-SNOW for possible changes to our schedule.

· During two-hour delays, training will start at 10 a.m.
· Training will be cancelled if the wing declares a base closure. Call (719) 556-4185 or DSN 834-4185 and leave a message with contact information. We will contact you (or your scheduler) to arrange make-up training (next duty day if possible).

For additional information or to schedule training, contact us:
Phone: DSN 834-4185 or commercial (719) 556-4185

799 Vincent St., Building 425,
Peterson AFB, Colo., 80914-5140
FAX: DSN 834-7651 or commercial (719) 556-7651

Billeting information:
DSN: 834-7851
Comm: (719) 556-7851

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