TITLE

Service commitment increases two years for pilot training

PUB. DATE
November 1998
SOURCE
Airman;Nov98, Vol. 42 Issue 11, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the increase in the active-duty service commitment from eight to ten years for specialized undergraduate pilot training in the United States. Ten-tear commitment to ensure that the nation gets an equitable return on a large investment; Low pilot-retention rates offset by production increases; Reasons for changes by the Air Force.
ACCESSION #
1354573

 

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