WATS Pilot Training 2010 "Training Lessons from NASA and U.S. Military Aviation" By CaptainWinston E.

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WATS Pilot Training 2010
"Training Lessons from NASA and U.S. Military
Aviation"
By CaptainWinston E. Scott, USN-RET
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Thoughts about Aviation Safety from Space…
•Capt.Winston Scott – Astronaut – Space Shuttle Endeavor in 1996 and Space Shuttle Columbia in 1997
•Dean – College of Aeronautics – Florida Tech
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Space and Military Training Philosophy
 Individual skills and knowledge
 Knowledge of systems and procedures
 Train for the mission
 Team formation is crucial
 Team trains together and stays together
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Space and Military Training Philosophy
 Simulation first and foremost
 Rehearse contingencies exhaustively
 Practice ‘til perfect and then keep going
 Crew Involvement
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Aviation Training Philosophy
 Educated, competent pilots will perform
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consistently in the field
Develop a solid academic foundation
Integrate world-class flight training
Integrate a airline style Level D simulation
experience
Prepare students with crew based training
and type rating in 737
Provide systems and FMS training as part
of their degree program
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Conclusion
 Military and Space training sets the standards for sustainable
safety based programs in aviation
 Integrated academics, flight training, and realistic simulation
is crucial to pilot training success
 Scenarios and prototypes and exhaustive testing are essential
 Think futuristic in all we do
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Capt Winston E. Scott, USN-RET
Dean of College of Aeronautics
Florida Institute of Technology
Melbourne, Florida
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