Blue Air Training officially opens at the Pensacola International Airport

Northwest Florida

PENSACOLA, Fla. (WKRG) — There’s a new hangar facility in Pensacola. It’s called Blue Air Training and it’s located at the Pensacola International Airport.

Blue Air Training provides training for military close air support combat officers, according to CEO James Barlow.

Barlow says they have 23 planes inside the hangar and he’s dedicated to saving the lives of Americans.

Barlow says the company provides training for the air strike controllers in the Air Force. He says the training is to ensure that the men and women who go overseas return safely.

He says he has just under 30 employees in Pensacola right now, and he’s looking to grow that number.

“We’re looking at being able to source all those folks that are getting out of the navy, the fighter pilots, the maintainers, the weapons troops, and grow the company from here at home,” Barlow said.

He’s also looking at adding more planes.


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