Presenter Email

mmcgee@rand.org

Location

Jim W. Henderson Administration & Welcome Center (Bldg. #602)

Start Date

15-8-2017 8:15 AM

End Date

15-8-2017 9:00 AM

Submission Type

Presentation

Topic Area

Pilot supply

Keywords

Pilot supply, Pilot shortage, Aviation, Military Pilots, Civilian Pilots

Abstract

Discussion will focus on the status of the U.S. military and civilian pipelines as of the summer 2017. Specifically, the presentation will cover the current pilot flows within the RAND pilot pipeline model. Additionally, the presentation will discuss: 1) the future plans for military pilot production, 2) forecasts for the military pilot flow into the major airlines, 3) forecasts for future major airline hiring, and 4) predicted subsequent effects on the pilot pipeline based on historical data.

Presenter Biography

Michael McGee is an adjunct senior policy researcher at the RAND Corporation. His research focuses on a variety of aviation, defense, and security related subjects for the Department of Defense and other government agencies.

McGee is retired from the U.S. Air Force. He spent the majority of his career as an F-16 pilot, including multiple combat and command tours. His leadership experience includes a 1,000-person Expeditionary Group in combat spread over 9 different geographic locations, and a 5,000-person Wing with over $4B in assets. He was a Command Pilot, a Mission Commander, a Standards and Evaluation pilot, and spent four years as an instructor pilot in the F-16 division of the Air Force's Fighter Weapons School (Top Gun). He also specialized in classified program operations and integration, and air forces/ground forces integration. During the latter part of his career, he specialized in international political-military relations, including extensive work in Israel and other parts of the Middle East.

McGee was a distinguished graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy, earning a B.S. in aeronautical engineering. He later earned an M.S. in aerospace sciences from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, an M.A. in strategic studies from Air University, an M.Phil and a Ph.D. in policy analysis from the Pardee RAND Graduate School.

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Aug 15th, 8:15 AM Aug 15th, 9:00 AM

Morning Featured Speaker — Current State of Military and Civilian Pilot Pipelines

Jim W. Henderson Administration & Welcome Center (Bldg. #602)

Discussion will focus on the status of the U.S. military and civilian pipelines as of the summer 2017. Specifically, the presentation will cover the current pilot flows within the RAND pilot pipeline model. Additionally, the presentation will discuss: 1) the future plans for military pilot production, 2) forecasts for the military pilot flow into the major airlines, 3) forecasts for future major airline hiring, and 4) predicted subsequent effects on the pilot pipeline based on historical data.

 

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