Coast Guard Aviation Training Center
Mobile, AL
Overview: A multi-mission unit acting as the Coast
Guard's aviation and capabilities development
center, as well as an operational air station. All
pilots initially trained at ATC return once a year for
a one-week proficiency course in their designated

Location: At Mobile Regional Airport, Mobile, AL

Branch: U.S. Coast Guard



Mission: ATC Mobile evaluation center is
responsible for ensuring that Coast Guard aviation
forces are using the best equipment and tactics.
Operations Division, flying the HC-144A Ocean
Sentry, is a segment with the ATC command that
conducts traditional Coast Guard air station
missions, including search and rescue, homeland
security and environmental protection. The
Operation Division operates under the tactical
control of the Eighth Coast Guard District (New
Orleans) and has area of responsibility that extends
from the Louisiana/Texas border to the eastern
edge of the Florida Panhandle.


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Aircraft type at ATC
  • HU-25 Guardian
  • HH-60 Jayhawk
  • HH-65 Dolphin)
  • HC-130 Hercules
  • HC-130J Hercules
  • HC-144 Ocean Sentry