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The Air Force launched the Pilot Training Next initiative in April to try to find a new, cutting-edge way to teach airmen, using advanced biometrics, artificial intelligence and virtual reality systems.
The recent Rand Corp. study ignores the fact that recent pilot interviews indicate money is not the primary factor for pilots leaving the Air Force.
By Byron Shibata
Keeping experienced pilots flying for the Air Force has become a major challenge in recent years, but through ongoing efforts in Air Mobility Command and in the Air Force as a whole, the service hopes to reverse that trend.
By Maj. Gen. Samuel C. Mahaney