Frequent flier ends combat career
- TRANSFORMATION IN THE AIR FORCE. Meilinger, Phillip S. // Naval War College Review;Spring2002, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p87
Presents a response letter on the article regarding the transformation of the U.S. Air Force. Dominance of fighter pilots within the service of the U.S. Navy; Development for bureaucratic turf reasons by the Air Force; Integrity of the Air Force leaders.
- USAF modernizing fleet to cut training cost. Sweetman, Bill // Interavia Business & Technology;Jul93, Vol. 48 Issue 568, p53
Reports on the United States Air Force (USAF) initiatives to reduce costs while leaving its basic philosophy and standards untouched. Organizational changes in pilot training programs; Use of civilian instructors; Simulator training; Development of next generation training aircrafts;...
- The Effects of Screening, Training, and Experience of Air Force Fighter Pilots: The Plasticity of the Ability to Extrapolate and Track Multiple Objects in Motion. Dror, Itiel E. // North American Journal of Psychology;2004, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p239
Experienced US Air Force fighter pilots, novice pilots, and control non-pilots were tested on a single experimental paradigm that examined their ability to extrapolate and track multiple objects in motion. The number of trajectories and the time durations were manipulated in each task. Both...
- The Fighter Associate Program. Byron, David // Citizen Airman: The Official Magazine of the Air National Guard ;Jun2003, Vol. 55 Issue 3, p14
Focuses on the solution to the pilot training problems of the U.S. Air Force under the Fighter Associate Program. Agreement between the Air Force Reserve Command and Air Combat Command to begin the program; Share of resources; Number of required pilots; Creation of the Total Force Absorption...
- Testing the waters. Joyner, Bo // Citizen Airman: The Official Magazine of the Air National Guard ;Apr99, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p14
Focuses on the Fighter Reserve Associate Test program launched in March 1997 by the United States Air Force Reserve Command and Air Combat Command. Hopes of increasing pilots' experience level; Reduction of manning shortfalls during wars; Quality of people taking part in the program;...
- Bail-Out. // Time;4/20/1953, Vol. 61 Issue 16, p31
The article features U.S. Air Force Captain Harold E. Fischer Jr. from Iowa, who is considered as the top three jet pilot in the country as of April 1953. In mid-April 1953, however, Fischer was reported to have been shot down near Yalu River in China. A Peking radio has confirmed that the...
- USAFE combat training moves off dedicated ranges. Wall, Robert // Aviation Week & Space Technology;6/28/1999, Vol. 150 Issue 26, p42
Reports on the United States Air Force's installation of Metric Systems' training system pods and debriefing stations in various facilities in Europe. Impact on fighter aircraft training programs of the US Air Force in Europe.
- We stand on the backs of their sacrifice. // Ellis County Press;9/29/2011, Vol. 20 Issue 25, p8
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of being a fighter pilot in the 353rd Fighter Group of the U.S. Air Force in England.
- Major Bartels selected for prestigious assignment. SELECTED, BARTELS // Burnet Bulletin (Texas);8/21/2013, Vol. 140 Issue 34, p8A
The article announces that U.S. Air Force Major Jason Bartels was chosen as the fighter pilot exchange officer on Great Britain's GR-4 Tornado air to ground platform.