Utilization of Psychomotor Screening for USAF Pilot Candidates: Independent and Integrated Selection Methodologies.
Final rept. Mar 78-Aug 84,
AIR FORCE HUMAN RESOURCES LAB BROOKS AFB TX
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Two tests of psychomotor ability hand-eye coordination previously developed by the Air Force Human Resources Laboratory were validated against USAF Undergraduate Pilot Training UPT performance. The two tests significantly predicted UPT eliminations and differentiated between psychomotor tests were evaluated, including using the tests by themselves as an additional selection gate and combining the scores from the tests with other normally available selection information. The combined approach proved most accurate, and three Integrate Pilot Candidate Selection Models IPCSMs were developed using combinations of the psychomotor tests, Air Force Officer Qualifying Test scores, grades from the Flight Screening Program and biographical data. Comparisons among the IPCSMs were made and recommendations for implementation were presented.
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