Accession Number:

ADA383842

Title:

Optimizing Continuation Training in Operational F-16 Squadrons

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis 6 Aug 1999-2 Jun 2000

Corporate Author:

ARMY COMMAND AND GENERAL STAFF COLL FORT LEAVENWORTH KS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2000-06-02

Pagination or Media Count:

119.0

Abstract:

This study investigates the problems associated with development of an optimized continuation training CT framework in an operational F-16 squadron. The end result of the study is a suggested CT framework that efficiently utilizes the limited training sorties available to operational fighter squadrons. The study begins by analyzing a spectrum of training syllabi, ranging from introduction to fighter fundamentals to the F-16 weapons instructor course, to determine the optimal number of sorties needed to train specific fighter pilot skills. After determining the optimal number of training sorties needed for each skill, a CT framework is developed by grouping training sorties into a building block training program. This CT framework is then compared with the expeditionary air force EAF training timeline to see if the EAF training timeline allocates sufficient time for the proposed CT framework training cycles.

Subject Categories:

  • Attack and Fighter Aircraft
  • Military Forces and Organizations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE