Accession Number : AD0265558

Title :   APTITUDE AND PERFORMANCE DATA OF FLIGHT AND NAVAL AVIATION OFFICER STUDENTS BY PROCUREMENT SOURCE

Corporate Author : NAVAL SCHOOL OF AVIATION MEDICINE PENSACOLA FLA

Personal Author(s) : AMBLER,ROSALIE K.

Report Date : 29 AUG 1961

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : The purpose of this report is to provide reference data concerning differences in student quality among the various procurement sources for the flight and Naval Aviation Officer (NAO) programs. Based upon a composite ranking of aptitude, performance, and attrition, the flight students procured from USN/NROTC, the Naval Academy, USCG, and USMC sources were superior. Those flight students procured from USNR/DP, USMCR, MarCad, and AOC sources were poorest with respect to their composite ranking. The AOC type NAO students surpassed OI type NAO students in average pre-flight performance; however, the OI NAO's were superior to the AOC NAO's in average NAO Basic School performance. In the areas of pre-flight performance and pre-flight attrition where comparisons between NAO and flight students were possible, the flight students were generally superior to NAO's. MarCads, AOC flight students, and AOC NAO students had excessively high medical failure rates. (Author)

Descriptors :   *APTITUDE TESTS, FLIGHT, NAVAL PERSONNEL, SELECTION, TRAINING

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE