Aircrew training and assessment by Harold F. O'Neil Jr., Dee H. Andrews, Harold F. O'Neil

By Harold F. O'Neil Jr., Dee H. Andrews, Harold F. O'Neil

Aircrew education and evaluate is designed for pros within the aviation psychology, human components, overview and evaluate, vocational, technical, academic psychology, and academic expertise groups. It explores the state-of-the-art within the education and evaluation of aircrews and contains a evaluate and outline of using simulations within the quarter of aircrew education and review. An aircrew comprises a number of individuals who're answerable for reaching a project target via use of an plane. reckoning on one's perspective, an aircrew may be as small as one pilot flying a single-seat airplane, or as huge as an entire staff working an airliner. regardless of advances in aircrew choice and human elements engineering options, the necessity for larger aircrew education continues to be without difficulty obvious. for instance, within the army, the missions requiring aircrews hold getting extra complicated. Simulation is used broadly in either army and civilian education to accommodate this complexity. The booklet is geared up into significant sections: types and instruments for education of aircrews and versions and instruments for overview of aircrew education. either army and civilian environments are lined, in addition to person and crew education.

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In USAF SUPT, the formal military briefing conducted at the beginning of the training day with both students and instructors is also an opportunity for learning and training for the students. Not only does the morning brief force the students to conduct themselves with a military bearing, but it puts them in a high-pressure situation with the Stand-up Emergency Procedure of the day. The emergency procedure, or EP, is a hypothetical emergency situation in the aircraft that is presented to the student on the ground.

Academic training continues for the students throughout SUPT. Basic aircraft systems and aviation knowledge tailored to specific training aircraft are presented in each new phase of training; however, general ground training instruction such as flying fundamentals, aerodynamics, navigation, aviation meteorology, mission planning, local flying procedures, and aircraft mishap prevention are primarily presented during Phase I. At this time, the students also receive critical life-saving training in aerospace physiology.

However, we did not attempt to address every aspect of aircrew training; such an endeavor would require many volumes. We solicited chapters that describe models of aircrew learning and instruction, chapters that describe technologies (such as simulation) that are vital to conveying aircrew instruction, and chapters that examine techniques and issues involved in assessing aircrew training. In these chapters, there are many well known references to help readers understand the "nuts and bolts" of aircrew training and assessment, so generally we did not concentrate on those fundamentals.

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