Tactical Air Forces Night Training.
AIR COMMAND AND STAFF COLL MAXWELL AFB AL
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Future Tactical Air Forces TAF aircraft will have significant night employment capability, and to successfully exploit this capability, TAF aircrews will need to train more at night. Current night flying training requirements are minimal, and the quality of that training is limited by airspace restrictions and training Rules of Engagement ROE. Additionally, an increase in night flying training requirements will be influenced by airspace restrictions, training ROE, maintenance factors, and personnel and support issues. This study has two overall main objectives to examine the quantity and quality of night flying training currently being flown by TAF units, and to identify the problems associated with an increase in night flying training requirements for TAF air-crews. The quantity is obtained by a review of applicable tasking documents and training records. The quality of night flying training is evaluated through an examination of restrictions to training with respect to airspace and ROE, and by a data search of flight records compared with sunset times.
- Personnel Management and Labor Relations
- Military Forces and Organizations