The CBT Alternative for Aviation Training: Is It Meeting the Need? 932596
Jobs in the aviation industry are characterized by requirements to understand and operate complex, high technology equipment. This paper describes characteristics of current Computer-Based Training (CBT) hardware and software technology. The paper then presents examples of how CBT is used to meet pilot and mechanic training requirements.
The future direction of CBT is reviewed with a look at how CBT will respond to advances in desk-top computer technology. Finally the general indirect benefits of CBT are examined as further evidence of the ability of CBT to meet the needs of the aviation industry.