Understanding the U.S. Combat Missions and Aviators

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Overview

Understanding the U.S. Combat Missions and Aviators

Course Description

Program managers, system developers, and engineers from government and industry involved in the development, upgrade, and maintenance of combat aircraft, aircraft systems, and sub-systems will gain insight into missions their products are designed for, as well as the individuals who fly them. The course leverages viewpoints from aviators from the various services over many aspects of military aviation. Several of the areas to be presented include: flight training; fighter, bomber, reconnaissance, and airlift mission goals; flight safety; the effect of weather on military operations; good and bad pilot vehicle interface; and the differences between Army, Navy, and Air Force approaches.

Course Content

HISTORY OF U.S. COMBAT AVIATION

ORGANIZATION OF COMBAT AIR UNITS

FLIGHT SAFETY

AIR FORCE FIGHTER OVERVIEW AND MISSIONS

WEAPONS

BOMBER MISSIONS: STRATEGIC AND TACTICAL

AVIATION PHYSIOLOGY

AIRLIFT: STRATEGIC AND TACTICAL

ARMY AVIATION

NAVAL AVIATION

MAN-MACHINE INTERFACE

Requirements & Materials
Important Information

This course requires completion of an Access Eligibility Form.  Please make sure to read the Course Restrictions section below before registering for this course.

Course Restrictions

This course is restricted to US citizens who are industrial and/or government employees and complete the Access Eligibility Form. Eligibility questions should be directed to 404-407-6661. Attendees must fax the Access Eligibility Form to 404-407-8691. Laptop computers will not be permitted in the classroom and storage will not be available.

Session Details

  • Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) employees are eligible to receive a discount.  If you are a GTRI employee, please go to the Organizational Development website and look for the coupon code under GT Professional Development. Review coupon instructions for more information.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for individuals involved with the development, upgrade, and maintenance of combat aircraft, military aircraft systems, and sub-systems.

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What You Will Learn

  • The history of U.S. combat aviation and organization of combat air units
  • Flight safety
  • An overview of Air Force fighter missions
  • Strategic and tactical bomber missions
  • Aviation physiology
  • Strategical and tactical aspects of airlift
  • Army and Navy aviation

How You Will Benefit

  • Understand initial and continuing training requirements.
  • Review factors affecting effective mission completion.
  • Understand the concept of operations (CONOPS) of several types of aviation missions.
  • Know important issues relative to pilot-vehicle interface.
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The course schedule was well-structured with a mix of lectures, class discussions, and hands-on exercises led by knowledgeable and engaging instructors.

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President

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