Accession Number:

AD0651792

Title:

PSYCHOLOGICAL RESEARCH ON OPERATIONAL TRAINING IN THE CONTINENTAL AIR FORCES

Descriptive Note:

Research rept. no. 16

Corporate Author:

ARMY AIR FORCES WASHINGTON DC AVIATION PSYCHOLOGY PROGRAM

Report Date:

1947-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

371.0

Abstract:

A summary is presented of research accomplished on operational training by aviation psychologists in the Continental Air Forces during the latter part of World War II. Studies were conducted on the following Air Force personnel Fighter pilots photo-reconnaissance pilots airplane commanders copilots navigators bombardiers flight engineers radar observers and flexible gunners. Other studies included The selection and evaluation of lead crews the acquisition and retention of aircrew skill and the attitudes of aircrew personnel returned from combat toward further duty.

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History
  • Psychology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE