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Our Mission

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The mission of Naval Air Training Command is to train, mentor, and deliver the highest quality Naval Aviators who prevail in competition, crisis, and conflict. Read More...

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Since the days when naval aviator #1 - Lt Theodore Ellyson - trained at the Curtis Aviation Camp a North Island, CA, in 1911, to today with 5 Training Air Wings located across the American Southeast, the production of the world's finest naval aviators has been our business. Read More...


T6-B training aircraft

It is an exciting time in Naval Aviation as most training and fleet aircraft are in the process of transitioning to newer models/aircraft. CNATRA is modernizing and downsizing from seven type model series with eleven configurations to four type model series and configurations. Read More...

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RADM Rich Brophy

A native of Carmel, California, Rear Adm. Rich Brophy received his commission in 1991 from the U.S. Naval Academy, and in 1994 was designated a Naval Aviator. He is a graduate of the U.S. Navy Fighter Weapons School (TOPGUN), Troy State University and U.S. Naval War College.

Brophy's operational assignments include tours with VFA 105 and VFA 81. He has completed...

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Naval Aviation Vision, 2016-2035
Naval Aviation Vision, 2016-2035
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