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Part I of the annual Defence IQ MFT Report covers international inventories of fast-jet and helicopter trainers, key national requirements and an overview of the health of the global flight training market. Part II of this report will provide the full results of our executive survey, with insight into those working in this field in both an operational and business capacity.
Based on a survey of industry and military experts, this report looks to analyse the data and provide an insight into the MFT market. It explores the ability of current flight training systems to meet future requirements, challenges with e-learning integration, key pilot attributes, acceptable attrition rates, and analyses the trend towards universal pilot training. Courtesy of DefenceIQ.
Maj Gen James Hecker of the Nineteenth Air Force, presents on the Undergraduate Pilot Training (UPT) Production Requirements, Current UPT Model, Challenges, Generalized vs Specialized UPT, and the UPT Way Ahead. Also the RPA Training (URT) Production Requirements, Current URT Model, Challenges, and the RPA Way Ahead.
In our second exclusive look into the flight training innovations of Boeing, Rob Lechner, Research & Technology chief engineer of Training Research discusses the company’s ‘live, virtual, constructive’ project and its applications as a cost-effective, innovative military flight training tool. Lechner will be hosting a pre-conference presentation on the subject on March 11th.
Maj. Gen. Michael A. Keltz is Commander, 19th Air Force, Joint Base San Antonio–Randolph, Texas, which trains more than 30,000 U.S. and allied students annually. The training ranges from entry-level undergraduate flying training through advanced combat crew training, and ultimately provides fully qualified aircrew personnel to the warfighting commands.
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The Global Military Simulation and Virtual Training Market 2015–2025 report offers the reader detailed analysis of the global military simulation market through 2025, alongside potential market opportunities to enter the industry, using detailed market size forecasts.
The British-made Hawk Advanced Jet Trainer currently provides pilot training for 21 of the world's air forces. Archie Neill, business development director for BAE's defence information, training and services unit, takes Defence IQ through the benefits the company's solutions provide during the annual Military Flight Training conference (London, UK).
Major Brad Green is the UAS Specialist at the US Marine Corps MAWTS-1 (Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One), tasked with providing standardized advanced tactical training and certification of unit instructor qualifications and assistance in the development and employment of Marine aviation weapons and tactics. Major Green walks us through the recent movements of the squadron, how unmanned systems play their part among other units, and just what exactly needs to be overcome – including air space allocation, government funding, and time itself.
The United States Air Force is in the process of turning its military flight education approach on its head at the same time as it looks to replace the primary training platform from 2020...
Earlier this year, the U.S. Air Force finally rubber-stamped funding for its T-X fixed-wing trainer modernisation programme...
An essential aspect of the Armed Forces, military flight training includes everything from basic airmanship, bespoke mission skill sets, specialism on operational aircraft and operational readiness. The Military Flight Training 2017 Team has gathered together critical requirements for the following Programs
- U.S. Red Air
- Live Virtual Constructive
- U.S. Army Aviation Mission Readiness
- International Requirments
Part 1 of the USA's Market Report on Military Flight Training statistics. This includes fixed-wing training aircraft as well as rotary-wing training air craft. Market overviews, as well as notable key programs and requirements are also featured in this comprehensive report.
Recruitment numbers are low across not only military pilots but the military as a whole. The question is not only why this is the case, but how to fix it? This article addresses different methods to combat low recruitment numbers, and also elements contributing to them. The 4th Annual Military Flight Training Summit, running December 5-7 in San Antonio, TX, will also heavily cover military pilot recruitment and retention in sessions throughout the event.
Part 2 for the Global Market Report on Military Flight Training statistics is here! This includes fixed-wing training aircraft as well as rotary-wing training air craft for the enitre world including Europe, Asia, Latin America, North America and more.