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Profiling pilot personality is a common effort within aviation. We examined whether there are personality-related differences in who passes or fails the Swedish military pilot education. Assessment records of 182 applicants, accepted to the education between the years of 2004 and 2020 were studied (Mean age 24, SD 4.2. 96% male, 4% female). Descriptive discriminant analysis (DDA) was used to explore which personality traits and suitability ratings might be related to education outcome. Analysis included suitability assessments by senior pilots and by a psychologist, a number of traits assessed by the same psychologist, as well as the Commander Trait Inventory (CTI). The resulting discriminant function was significant (Wilk’s Lambda = .808, (20) = 32.817, p = .035) with a canonical correlation of .44. The modeling suggests that senior pilot assessment and psychologist assessment contribute to the structure. Also contributing were the traits energy, professional motivation, study forecast and leader potential.