14 août 2018 | International, Aérospatial

US Air Force seeks to improve student pilot learning through new initiative

Key Points

  • The USAF sought to decrease the time of pilot training without sacrificing learning
  • Pilot Training Next relied heavily on simulators and other existing and emerging technologies

The US Air Force (USAF) sought to decrease the time and cost of pilot training without sacrificing the depth of learning through its Pilot Training Next (PTN) initiative.

PTN, which ran from February to 3 August 2018, included blended learning and data-centric facets by using existing and emerging technologies such as virtual and augmented reality, advanced biometrics, artificial intelligence (AI), and data analytics, according to a service statement. The knowledge gained was to be used to refine scientific measuring capabilities and teaching techniques.

https://www.janes.com/article/82339/us-air-force-seeks-to-improve-student-pilot-learning-through-new-initiative

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