AIR: Teaching the Teachers

Last week the fast-greying generals whose job it is to train astronomical numbers of young men to fly delicate complex machines thought they might have hit upon a way to save some of the young men from dying early, some of the machines from being smashed. Hard-pressed to turn out more pilots quicker,* the Flying Command scheme is simple: teach the teachers. Throughout his huge, 56-station Southeast Training Command, Major General Ralph Royce has set up Advisory Training Boards (formerly called Flying Evaluation Boards) to comb over the instructors, re-educate them if...

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