Journal of Aviation/Aerospace Education & Research

The Journal of Aviation/Aerospace Education & Research (JAAER) is a double-blind, peer-reviewed scholarly publication that provides a free, open-access platform for educators and researchers in Aviation and Aerospace Academia and Industry. We publish innovative scholarship on the integration and discovery of scientific knowledge and its application to Aviation and Aerospace. Our journal has an esteemed panel of reviewers from well-respected academic, industry, and government institutions.

We invite submissions covering all dimensions of Aviation/Aerospace research and education; more specially, we encourage submissions in original research, industrial application and design integration, education and workforce development, and reviews of important issues in Aviation and Aerospace. Our journal is inter- and cross-disciplinary in nature, covering a wide scope of areas (but not limited to):

  • Aviation Safety
  • Aviation Psychology, Human Factors and Ergonomics
  • Aviation/Aerospace Systems Design, Integration, and Optimization
  • Modeling and Simulation in Aviation
  • Data Analytics and Statistical Analysis
  • Aviation Business
  • Aviation Education and Workforce Development 
  • Flight Training
  • Aviation Maintenance
  • Aviation Meteorology
  • Diversity and Sustainability in Aviation
  • Space Operations
  • Uncrewed Aircraft Systems (UAS)
  • Social and Legal Issues in Aviation

Volume 31, Number 2



A Panel Study of Outsourced Maintenance Impact on Major U.S. Passenger Airlines' Profitability (1995-2019)
Linfeng Jin Ph.D., John Mott Ph.D., Chuyang Yang M.S., and Chien-tsung Lu Ph.D.


SMS for Part 135 Commuter and On-Demand Operations - The Practitioner’s Perspective
Michael Ott MSAAM, FRAeS, ATP; Anthony P. Carufe ATP; and Chien-tsung Lu Ph.D.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in Aviation