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What does IFT stand for?

IFT stands for Initial Flight Training

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According to statistics from the Air Force Academy's cadet-run "soar for all" program, sailplane training is the safest and most relevant and cost-effective initial flight training method available.
Attempting to minimize this type of attrition, in 2004 the Air Force changed the syllabus for evaluating students prior to attendance at UPT by replacing Initial Flight Training (IFT)--a decentralized course that provided 50 hours of flight instruction and a private pilot's license--with Initial Flight Screening (IFS), a more centralized program that offers only 25 hours of flight instruction but that demands more rigorous training and emphasizes officership.
In short * "Screening and initial flight training are increasingly provided by civilian contractors, as are trainer servicing and maintenance" * "The second phase mainly employs high-powered turboprops, rather than jet aircraft" * "New advanced jet trainers will need modern cockpits and avionics, and possibly high angle of attack capability" * The need for exports may lead to new jet trainers also having an operational capability, implying heavy warload or supersonics.