Title

Enhanced Learnability of Flight Techniques Through the Introduction of Targeted Observation Flights with Ab-Initio through Advanced Flight Training Candidates

Presenter Email

carte85F@erau.edu

Location

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

Start Date

14-8-2018 9:00 AM

End Date

14-8-2018 10:15 AM

Submission Type

Presentation

Keywords

Flight Instruction, Ab-Initio, CFI, Flight Training, Education

Abstract

Flight training paradigms exist to provide a framework for instructors to relay both technical and applied knowledge to students in the most efficient way possible. Traditional methods imply the use of pre/post flight briefings coincident with flight in either an actual or simulated environments. The demonstration of maneuvers may be accomplished by the instructor followed by the student or solely by the student. In this phase, aeronautical knowledge, procedural knowledge, and performance metrics are usually assessed. With regard to enhanced learnability, the study of effectiveness becomes critical to the application of new methods that could significantly lower the amount of flight time required to meet objectives or performance criteria for a given lesson. As industry continues to evolve with the use of automation, efficient pathways from initial to advanced flight training must be assessed in order to ensure students are receiving the most out of each activity. The direct observation of flights as an in-flight observer may improve performance and enhance the learnability of certain aspects of flight training, therefore reducing the number of flight hours necessary to achieve flight training landmarks. An experiential assessment of this technique will provide insight into the use of observation flights and how they may be correlated to improvement in student retention and performance.

Comments

Presented during Session 4: Flight Training

Presenter Biography

Gary Carter is an Assistant Professor in Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s College of Aviation and has served in various positions including Training Manager, Manager of Standards, and direct-contact Flight Instructor. In addition to classroom and one-on-one instruction, he has over ten years of experience in curriculum, manual and course-ware development for 141, 142, and 61 training programs. He has co-authored curriculum for two multi-national companies and has developed assessment tools and various training aids for both classroom and electronic environments.

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Enhanced Learnability of Flight Techniques Through the Introduction of Targeted Observation Flights with Ab-Initio through Advanced Flight Training Candidates

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

Flight training paradigms exist to provide a framework for instructors to relay both technical and applied knowledge to students in the most efficient way possible. Traditional methods imply the use of pre/post flight briefings coincident with flight in either an actual or simulated environments. The demonstration of maneuvers may be accomplished by the instructor followed by the student or solely by the student. In this phase, aeronautical knowledge, procedural knowledge, and performance metrics are usually assessed. With regard to enhanced learnability, the study of effectiveness becomes critical to the application of new methods that could significantly lower the amount of flight time required to meet objectives or performance criteria for a given lesson. As industry continues to evolve with the use of automation, efficient pathways from initial to advanced flight training must be assessed in order to ensure students are receiving the most out of each activity. The direct observation of flights as an in-flight observer may improve performance and enhance the learnability of certain aspects of flight training, therefore reducing the number of flight hours necessary to achieve flight training landmarks. An experiential assessment of this technique will provide insight into the use of observation flights and how they may be correlated to improvement in student retention and performance.