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AIR has continuously focused on enhancing the performance of individuals and organizations in public and private industry since our founder, John C. Flanagan, began pioneering research-based procedures to select combat and commercial pilots in the 1940s. Today, AIR continues to help organizations develop and validate tools for personnel selection, promotion and certification. AIR specializes in analyzing the requirements needed for work and developing systems that maximize the effectiveness of human performance.
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The College Board conducted a validation study to provide colleges and universities with information about the Writing Test that was added to the new SAT in March 2005. AIR supported this effort by administering an experimental version of the SAT I Writing Test to samples of incoming freshmen at 12 universities and colleges around the United States.
To help meet upcoming hiring demands, AIR is working with the Federal Aviation Administration to validate the pre-employment selection test battery for selecting air traffic controllers to work in airport tower facilities.
AIR is currently conducting research to assist organizations in improving their utilization of collected safety data.
Aviation industry professionals, including airline dispatchers and pilots, rely upon information management systems, tools, and equipment to perform their daily job duties.
This document presents the results of a 12-month investigation of Event Review Committee (ERC) Best Practices. The identified best practices are listed and described. Strategies to achieve the best practice and factors that airlines should consider when implementing the best practice are also presented.