National Training Aircraft Symposium (NTAS)


NTAS 2.0 at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's Daytona Beach Campus — August 14 - 16, 2017

2017: Training Pilots of the Future - Techniques & Technology

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NTAS - Celebrating 30 Years of Enhancing Aviation (1987 - 2017)

Join us this year as we celebrate 30 years of collaborative partnership between academia and industry. We reflect on NTAS's contributions in being an artifact of aviation change as we remain committed to proactively helping mold the future of aviation.

2017 Sponsors

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New Keynote Speaker Announced

USAF Official to Discuss Pilot Shortage, Importance of Public-Private Partnership

U.S. Air Force Major General Tommy J. Williams will discuss strategic measures the Air Force is taking to address the pilot shortage and a proposed public-private partnership during NTAS 2.0 at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Aug. 14 to 16. 

General Williams, an Embry-Riddle alumnus, is the mobilization assistant to the deputy chief of staff for operations at the U.S. Air Force Headquarters in Washington, D.C. In this role, he assists in formulating policy that supports air, space, irregular warfare, counter proliferation, homeland security, weather and cyber operations. He also is involved in determining necessary operational requirements, capabilities and training to support national security objectives and military strategy. 

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Papers and Presentations


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2017 Featured Speakers

Hon_Christopher_Hart  MajGen_Tommy_Williams

John_Duncan  Mark_Baker

Gregory_Bowles  Michael_McGee

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2017 - Training Pilots of the Future: Techniques & Technology
2016 - Pilot Supply, Regulatory Compliance, & Training Equipment