An analysis of U.S. Air Force pilot separation decisions
Mehay, Stephen L.
MetadataShow full item record
This thesis analyzes the factors that are associated with separation behavior among United States Air Force pilots. Additionally, the effect of commissioning source on separation was analyzed. Logistic regression models were estimated for U.S. Air Force pilots commissioned between 1994 and 2006. Data records utilized in this thesis were obtained from Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC). Demographics and professional/educational factors were included in the models to analyze their effects on the separation decision. By identifying the determinants of separation, the thesis attempts to suggest ways in which decision makers might reduce losses among Air Force pilots.
Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Miller, Brian D. (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 1995-03);This thesis examines the effects of the recent military drawdown on the separation behavior of minority officers. The objectives of this thesis are: (1) to determine if significant differences exist in the retention/separation ...
McElwain, Brian D. (2002-06);Serpentine inlet ducts on modem tactical aircraft distort the inlet flow and decrease pressure recovery at the aerodynamic interface plane (AIP). Current inlet designs are more aggressive, increasing distortion and decreasing ...
Nowak, Lisa M. (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 1992-09);A steady flow analysis is conducted for a NACA 0012 airfoil in low Reynolds number flows ranging from 540,000 to 1,000,000. Emphasis is placed on prediction and location of the separation bubble. Computational methods ...