2018 Call for Abstracts – for Papers, Posters, or Presentations

We are pleased to announce the Call for Abstracts (for Papers, Posters, or Presentations) for the 2018 National Training Aircraft Symposium (NTAS).

We invite abstract proposals based on the topic areas listed below. Additional information is available via the Abstract Information link under the Author Corner. The submission period is January 26 – March 19, 2018.

This year’s conference will be dedicated to the following areas:

  • Flight Training
    • Ab initio flight training
    • Advanced flight training
    • Changes to FAA written exams
    • Outcomes of ATP-R
    • Strategies / Successes in mentoring school-age children about aviation careers
  • Integrated Airspace (Manned vs. Unmanned)
  • NextGen — What’s been done and what lies ahead
  • Pilot Supply
  • Professionalism / Leadership
  • Safety Management Systems integration
    • Airlines
    • FBOs
    • Incorporating Human Factors
    • UAS
  • Aviation Maintenance
    • Maintenance technician shortage
    • Human factors integration
  • Technology
    • New technologies for ab initio flight training
    • Transition to changing technologies
    • Benefits and drawbacks of automation
    • Cybersecurity
  • Virtual Reality / Augmented Reality / Mixed Reality in Aviation Training
  • Personal Air Vehicles — Challenges and opportunities for pilots
  • UAS
    • Training
    • Implications for pilots

Action & Dates

Abstract Submission Deadline March 19, 2018
Abstract Decision to Author(s) April 30, 2018
Poster Submission Deadline July 30, 2018
Presentation Submission Deadline July 30, 2018
Conference August 13-15, 2018
Paper Submission Deadline (optional) September 1, 2018
(for publishing consideration in peer-reviewed journal)

Submit your abstract proposal for the 2018 conference (< click here).