The scope of the operational research in ground aviation training, performed by the contractor in the Naval Air Training Command, was separated into four functions, all coordinated according to an over-all study plan as follows 1 The Survey Function 2 The Consulting Function 3 The Research Function 4 The Library Function. The work performed upon these four functions is reviewed in Parts II to V of this report. Part I of the report presents the over-all recommendations for the continuation of operational research by permanent staff of the Naval Air Training Command, as well as a detailed statement of purpose and a historical sketch of its program. Abstracts of all Technical Reports issued during the period of the contract are found in appropriate parts of the report. Author
Rept. on Psychological Studies of Training Techniques.