The design and implementation of ZTRAX: a training, readiness and flight hour relational database management tracking system
Hodgkins, Richard E.
Knight, Robert L.
MetadataShow full item record
In an era of diminishing budgets, information technology must help direct operational commanders in the maximum utilization of their available resources. The institution of a relational database management system to identify and exploit an organization's strengths will aid in keeping forces combat ready at all times. The design and implementation of ZTRAX; a training, readiness and flight hour relational database management system. ZTRAX is expected to provide historical information of home and deployed, operational and training flight evolutions which will aid in the process of training and readiness planning. The ZTRAX application was implemented in November, 1991 and is a menu driven program which permits the addition, editing and querying of data contained on two source documents: the Monthly Training and Readiness Report and the Monthly Flight Hour Report. ZTRAX is run concurrently from within the Paradox program to permit a vast array of ad hoc queries, reports and the importation of graphical display mechanisms.
Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Van Brabant, John D. (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 1993-09);An integer programming approach is taken to planning sorties for an operational squadron in the U.S. Navy. The model is designed as a decision aid for squadron operations officers in the planning of monthly flight schedules ...
Pippin, Bradley W. (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 1998-06);Army helicopter battalions, consisting of 24 helicopters valued from $206.4 million (UH-60 Blackhawk battalion) to $432 million (AH-64 Apache battalion), allocate flight hours to helicopters using manual techniques that ...
The SHARP evolution: development of the Sierra Hotel Aviation reporting program from the deck plates Williamson, Christopher Loyal (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2000-09);Due to constant changes in the military environment, operations tempo, resource limitations, and leadership directives, the fashion in which the military computes its training and readiness is constantly in flux. Previous ...