chapter  12
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Certification of Training

ByRichard S. Gibson

Training has been around as an informal process for countless years. Most higher order animals require some level of training in hunting, social skills, or other survival-related skills to continue their existence beyond early infancy. Much of the training is accomplished through imitation, trial and error, and good luck. In some ways the essentials of training in aviation have not deviated from this original formula a great deal. One of the major changes in aviation and other technical areas is that more complex response chains based on a broader base of knowledge are now required.