Originally Posted by FrogManStud
If you want to skip college and be a pilot try becoming a Warrant Officer
You generally need at least 2 years of college credits to become a WO.. however the Army has had programs for flight training out of high school. Eventually you will need some college to move up into the higher rank brackets.
Here are the requirements for this program from AR601-210
"This program is available to qualified NPS, PS, and Glossary NPS applicants enlisting for the minimum term of enlistment authorized by REQUEST. If enlisting for OCS, applicant must have received a baccalaureate or higher degree. If enlisting for WOFT, applicant must be a high school graduate or equivalent. Applicants in their senior year of either high school or of a 4-year college program may be enlisted into the DEP contingent upon successful completion of high school (for WOFT) or receipt of a BA/BS (for OCS). HRC and USAREC will establish additional documents and processing procedures for applicants interested applying for this program. USAR OCS candidates that have not completed requirements (90 semester hours) must have a degree completion plan prior to their initial appointment. Officers commissioned prior to degree completion must complete their baccalaureate degree prior to their consideration for promotion to Captain. OCS and WOFT applicants must have a GT score of 110 or greater.
a. Under this program—
(1) An NPS qualified applicant is guaranteed enrollment in OCS or WOFT upon successful completion of BT.
(2) PS and Glossary NPS applicants are guaranteed enrollment in OCS or WOFT.
(3) Prerequisites that must be met before enlistment—
(b) If enlisting for WOFT, the applicant must—
1. Meet the basic eligibility criteria for enlistment as modified by this enlistment program.
2. Possess documentary proof of a high school diploma or higher education degree. A High school senior may apply if he or she is currently enrolled in an established high school as defined for a high school diploma graduate and is expected to graduate within 365 days. It is preferred that applicants have at least 2 years of college.
3. Be at least 18 years of age and not have reached their 33rd birth date at start of training for Regular Army enlistment.
4. Meet the weight (body fat) standards of AR 600–9, regardless of category (NPS, Glossary NPS, and PS).
5. Be not taller than 76 inches or shorter than 64 inches in height.
6. Agree to accept appointment or commission as a warrant officer for an indefinite term in the USAR and serve on Active Duty for not less than 72 months after successful completion of Flight Training.
7. Undergo a complete type “A” medical examination for class “1” flight prescribed by AR 40–501. Report of such examination will include electrocardiographic tracing and optomology consultation. Class “1” physicals are required to be approved by the Aeromedical Center, Fort Rucker, AL, before RA accession.
8. Not have attended or have been eliminated or graduated from a previous course of military-sponsored flight or preflight instruction program.
9. Be a U. S. citizen.
10. Possess a favorable NAC.
11. Meet all prerequisites and processing requirements established under this program.
b. All enlistees must meet the prerequisites before and after enlistment per DA Pam 611–21.
c. Primary Enlistment Options available for enlistment include—
(1) REQUEST Option 11: United States Army Officer Candidate School.
(2) REQUEST Option 12: United States Army Warrant Officer Flight Training.
d. Applicants will be informed of the following:
(2) Enlistment for WOFT.
(a) To be eligible for primary flight training, enlistees must successfully complete the 6-week Warrant Officer Candidate School (WOCS) (described in DA Pam 351–4) at the Warrant Officer Career Center, Fort Rucker, AL.
(b) Applicants will be informed of the nature of flight training and the assumed duties and responsibilities of an Aviation Warrant Officer.
(c) Those who fail to meet the prerequisites or who voluntarily withdraw from the WOFT Program will be required to serve the remainder of their enlistment as an enlisted member.
(d) Warrant officer candidates are administratively promoted to the grade of SGT/E–5 upon entry into WOCS. Candidates who are administratively eliminated or medically disqualified from WOCS will be reduced in grade as determined by the Commandant, Warrant Officer Career Center.
(e) WOCS and WOFT start dates for training are tentative and subject to change by HQDA.
(f) Applicant will be advised that their flight physical must remain valid in accordance with AR 40–501. Changes in medical condition or expiration of their flight physical prior to completion of WOCS will require a subsequent flight physical in accordance with AR 40–501.
(g) Upon successful completion and graduation of WOCS, applicant will be appointed to the grade of WO1. Newly appointed warrant officers are then directed to 145th Aviation Regiment, United States Army Aviation Center, Fort Rucker, AL, for their initial entry rotary wing flight training.
(h) WOCS and WOFT candidates are not eligible for ACF.
(i) All applicants applying for the WOFT Enlistment Option Program will be boarded at HQ, USAREC."
This is a really competitive program so you will have to be a very qualified applicant to be accepted. Another option would be to enlist under an aviation MOS and apply for the WO program from there - this is a more common route to flight training.