Pilot Candidate Selection Method
PCSM
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PCSM Explained
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The PCSM Program Explained:

PCSM is an index that quantifies a pilot candidate's aptitude for success at Undergraduate Pilot Training (UPT).

PCSM PROGRAM OFFICE'S MISSION:  To provide the UPT selection boards with data to make the most informed decisions on UFT candidates.

 

 
Factors Contributing to a PCSM Score
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PCSM takes into account several measurements associated with success at UPT and combines them into one measurement.

  • Previous flying hours(Experience)
  • AFOQT Pilot Score(Knowledge)
  • Test of Basic Aviation Skills (TBAS) Scores(Aptitude)
The TBAS generates 9 measurements of pilot aptitude considering these main areas
  • Cognitive - Short Term Memory
  • Psychomotor Scores - Hand/Eye Coordination