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The Journal of Aviation/Aerospace Education & Research (JAAER) is accepting high-quality research papers for its Spring 2019 edition.

The JAAER is a scholarly publication targeted towards educators, researchers, and professionals in the aviation and aerospace industry. The journal focuses on the impact education has on the aerospace community and welcomes submissions reflecting the latest industry and academic thought concerning current issues of interest and research in academia, industry, government, and the military.

Authors interested in publishing their article with the JAAER should review the journal’s Manuscript Submission Guidelines. Authors may submit their article via the JAAER’s website.

Submission deadline for publishing consideration in the Spring 2019 edition is November 15, 2018.

We look forward to receiving your submission. Questions may be directed to the editors at dbjaaer@erau.edu.

The Journal of Aviation/Aerospace Education & Research (JAAER) only considers articles with a maximum page length of 15 pages (including references and supplemental content). In unique circumstances, and at the discretion of the editors, the JAAER will consider articles that exceed the prescribed 15-page limit. We only publish articles that adhere to the journal's Manuscript Submission Guidelines. For additional information, please review the Manuscript Submission Guidelines. Contact the editors at dbjaaer@erau.edu with any questions.

The Journal of Aviation/Aerospace Education & Research (JAAER) is a double-blind, peer-reviewed scholarly publication serving educators, researchers, and professionals in the aviation and aerospace industry. Publishing since 1990, the JAAER is the oldest research journal of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

Although many of the articles cover topics relevant to colleges and universities, the editors also encourage the submission of manuscripts related to the broader aviation industry, including:

• Flight Training
• Aviation Safety
• Aviation History
• Aviation Education
• Aviation Meteorology
• The Business of Aviation
• Commercial Space Operations
• Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)
• Airline Industry/Commercial Aviation

To ensure complete anonymity, the journal utilizes a double-blind, peer-review process which means that both the reviewer and author identities are concealed and are not from the same organization. The journal has an esteemed panel of reviewers from well-respected academic and government institutions as well as the private sector. With a free, open-access platform and 6,000 – 7,000 full-text downloads monthly, the journal affords both authors and researchers a large distribution network.

See the Aims and Scope for a complete coverage of the journal.

Volume 27, Number 2
JAAER 2018


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