- Vance first to modify phase one training. Bishop, Jeffrey // Airman;Jul98, Vol. 42 Issue 7, p13
Focuses on Vance Air Force Base in Oklahoma as the first pilot training base to modify phase one of specialized undergraduate pilot training in the United States. Purpose of the modification; Most significant change to the training.
- Monkey Skills Pay Off. Soltero, Lt. Gabe // Approach: The Naval Safety Center's Aviation Magazine;May2001, Vol. 46 Issue 5, p22
Comments on the importance of practical skills in the training of military air pilots according to the author's personal experience. Description of the dilemma encountered by the author while in an evening flight exercise; Emphasis of sticking to the basics of flying to prevent any mistakes.
- Nugget inbound. White, Scott A. // Approach: The Naval Safety Center's Aviation Magazine;Mar/Apr95, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p4
Looks at rogue-warrior behavior of military aviators in training newcomers. Author's experience with this type of behavior during his nugget days from his superior officer; Risky conditions during training; Naval Aviation Safety School in Monterey's film `The Road to Abilene'; Obligation of...
- The saboteur. May, Donald // Approach: The Naval Safety Center's Aviation Magazine;Mar/Apr95, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p19
Relates a military airpilot's experience in a troubleshooting flight. Preflight preparation; Problems with radar; Discovery of the needed replacement of the WRA.
- Which way is up? Sweetman, Bill; Stover, Dawn // Popular Science;Nov95, Vol. 247 Issue 5, p51
Reports on a flight simulator developed at Brooks Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, to give pilots a safe, high-fidelity taste of spatial disorientation. Number of pilots the Air Force loses a year to spatial disorientation; Instances when disorientation occurs; Training schedule.
- There I was. // Flying Safety;Apr96, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p4
Presents that author's narration of his experience with takeoff pitch altitude problem as a student military pilot at the Mather Air Force Base in California. Flying experiences; Trouble maintaining proper pitch altitude in one Piper Cherokee 140 flight; Differences in the location of pitch...
- Dumb! I mean really dumb! // Flying Safety;May97, Vol. 53 Issue 5, p30
Presents the lessons learned from a near mishap during a local training flight in a C-141. Decision to do a no-flap approach and landing; Confusion in call sign communication; Urge to make up for lost time; Opportunities to break the chain of events that could have caused an accident.
- CVW - 5 Prepares for Summer Float. // Naval Aviation News;Jul/Aug2005, Vol. 87 Issue 5, p18
The article reports on the deployment of the U.S. Carrier Air Wing 5 for a spring patrol in Japan. The carrier has joined the Kiity Hawk team in the early February 2005, deploying to the Western Pacific for seven weeks. The said deployment was successfully taken and enabled the air wing to...
- It's no game at base's survival school. Stewart, Marc // Journal of Business (10756124);7/1/2004 Supplement, Vol. 19, p20
Focuses on the U.S. Air Force Survival Evasion Resistance Evacuation training in Colville and Kaniksu National Forests in Washington. Role in teaching the air force personnel how to survive a crash landing or a parachute landing; Aim of the survival school to prepare aircrew members for...