Accession Number : AD0707098

Title :   RAND SYMPOSIUM ON PILOT TRAINING AND THE PILOT CAREER: RECOLLECTIONS OF THE CHAIRMAN,

Corporate Author : RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Stewart,W. A.

Report Date : MAR 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 16

Abstract : A report is made on a symposium that included Air Force officers engaged in flight training operations and in career planning, representatives of the Canadian Armed Forces and the Royal Air Force, and a cross-section of civilian research specialists in flight training problems. Topics discussed included the economics of flight training, the flying career, college versus high school graduates, defining the trained pilot, motivation and selection, innovation in pilot training, goals of training, transfer of training, and the role of simulators.

Descriptors :   (*PILOTS, TRAINING), (*NAVAL AVIATION, TRAINING), (*PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT, *SYMPOSIA), PROGRAMMED INSTRUCTION, ATTITUDES(PSYCHOLOGY), TRANSFER OF TRAINING, FLIGHT SIMULATORS, PROBLEM SOLVING

Subject Categories : Humanities and History

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE