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 specifically, 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.

  • 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
  • Commercial Space Operations
  • Uncrewed Aircraft Systems (UAS)
  • Social and Legal Issues in Aviation

Volume 33, Number 2

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in Aviation


'I’m a Pilot First, Female Second': Why Flight Deck Gender Imbalance Persists and the Case for Allyship
Kimberly Perkins ATP, FRAeS; Rachael H. Merola PhD; Sourojit Ghosh; and Cecilia Aragon PhD, ATP

National Training Aircraft Symposium


Integrated Organizational Machine Learning for Aviation Flight Data
Michael J. Pritchard Ph.D., Austin T. Walden Ph.D., and Paul J. Thomas Ph.D.



Career Choice Motivation for Professional Pilots
Brett Watts Ph.D., Tamilla Curtis DBA, and Scott Ambrose DBA


Development of a Safety Performance Decision-Making Tool for Flight Training Organizations
Marisa Aguiar Ph.D., Carolina L. Anderson Ph.D., Dothang Truong Ph.D., Gregory S. Woo Ph.D., and Kenneth Byrnes Ph.D.


Interpersonal Skills in a Sociotechnical System: A Training Gap in Flight Decks
Kimberly Perkins ATP, FRAeS; Sourojit Ghosh; and Crystal Hall PhD


Application of Density Altitude Climatology to General Aviation Impacts
Thomas A. Guinn Ph.D., Daniel J. Halperin Ph.D., and Sarah Strazzo Ph.D.