Accession Number:

ADA038615

Title:

Consolidation of Helicopter Pilot Training.

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CALIF

Report Date:

1976-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

130.0

Abstract:

The Congress of the United States, in an attempt to reduce Department of Defense DOD spending, has recommended an interservice consolidation of Undergraduate Helicopter Pilot Training UHPT. DOD, in the FY77 budget proposal, indicated its intention to consolidate UHPT at Fort Rucker, Alabama. The proposal bases its cost savings, to a large degree, on the elimination of the fixed-wing phase of Navy helicopter pilot training and the release of an unidentified Navy training base. This thesis examines fixed-wing training as a part of helicopter pilot training and the implied savings attributed to consolidation as proposed. Alternatives to the DOD proposal are also discussed in light of their costs both quantifiable and non-quantifiable, their importance, and their impact on the training of Navy and Marine Corps helicopter pilots.

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE