Pilot Source Study: An Analysis of Pilot Backgrounds and Subsequent Success in US Regional Airline Training Programs

@inproceedings{Smith2010PilotSS,
  title={Pilot Source Study: An Analysis of Pilot Backgrounds and Subsequent Success in US Regional Airline Training Programs},
  author={Guy Smith and David A. NewMyer and Elizabeth Ferrell Bjerke and Mary Niemczyk and Raymond Allen Hamilton},
  year={2010}
}
The 2010 Pilot Source Study, commissioned to research the success of pilots in initial training for Part 121 operations, analyzed the training performance of 2,156 new-hire pilots in the years 2005-2009. Six regional airlines provided data that was mined from human resource and pilot training files. Five university researchers independently analyzed the data and integrated their results. The study expressed success in terms of fewer extra training events and fewer non-completions in regional… CONTINUE READING

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