A path model of U.S. Air Force pilot training and its antecedents

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Published by Armstrong Laboratory, Air Force Materiel Command in Brooks Air Force Base, Tex .

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Other titlesPath model of US Air Force pilot training and its antecedents
StatementMalcolm James Ree, Thomas R. Carretta, Mark S. Teachout.
SeriesAL/HR-TP -- 1995-0034
ContributionsCarretta, Thomas R., Teachout, Mark S., Armstrong Laboratory (U.S.), Armstrong Laboratory (U.S.). Manpower and Personnel Research Division.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationiv, 15 p.
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17130193M

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