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By William W. Taylor

The variety of fighter airplane within the Air strength stock is reducing, however the call for for skilled fighter pilots is expanding. The authors use a dynamic mathematical version to teach that, to maintain from harmful fighter unit readiness, fighter pilot construction within the lively Air strength has to be lowered and new techniques to constructing and handling team of workers with fighter pilot-like talents needs to be followed.

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First, these production levels would yield a steady-state inventory of fighter pilots that would fall some 700 to 800 pilots short of existing requirements. Additionally, coping with a shortfall of that magnitude could require major modifications to the way the Air Force was doing business. It would mean revising the organization and management of its total force components (for example, as we will see later, combining resources from active and reserve components), changing the experience and backgrounds desired for many of its operational assignments, or some combination of these and/or other alternatives.

This makes it difficult to fund the majority of these hours and prevents a sizable proportion from being flown even when aircraft utilization rates would permit doing so. , 2007, also address the degraded training per flying hour available to fighter pilots during flights conducted to support operations Southern Watch and Noble Eagle. 18 Fighter Drawdown Dynamics: Effects on Aircrew Inventories aircrew position and weapon system by fiscal year (the blue line) against corresponding projected annual requirements (the red line).

Also, until fairly recently, SOF aircrew management relied on MAF resources. 2 These conditions have become known throughout the CAF as the “Pope syndrome,” and we will later introduce descriptive terms to identify the health of operational training environments that include the term broken to describe units operating under conditions as bad as those at Pope AFB in summer 2000. , 2002, identified many of these factors, which we will discuss in more detail later in this monograph. A partial list, however, would include primary mission aircraft inventories (PMAIs), UTEs, unit manning and experience levels, experienced pilot definitions, and flying hour funding issues.

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