State your Research Topic, Objective/Purpose and Research Question(s).Topic: Military pilot career vs civilian pilot career.Objective/Purpose: To determine, compare and contrast the pros and cons of a flying career in the military versus a civilian flying career. As well as the factors causing a supposed pilot shortage.Research Question: Are the factors of lower pay, the reality of an aviation career as a pilot, the health effects that may arise, and the stress of being furloughed causing the pilot shortage, versus a military flying career?List and label the dependent and independent variables.- The independent or predictor variables for my research are the “Airline Transport Pilot, 1500 hour rule" and pilot age 65 retirements. - The dependent or outcome variable for my research is the phenomenon that is the current and growing pilot shortage. -The intervening or mediating variable for my research is compensation. There is an association betweenthe ATP rule and pilot retirements to the pilot shortage, but pilot compensations are a variable that creates a link between the independent and dependent variable. Describe the type of data you will collect. Be specific in identifying the nature of your data (nominal, ordinal, etc.). Refer back to Chapter 3 in your text.The type of data I will collect will be ordinal. Ordinal would be best to assist with my research as people are being surveyed and will able to give their opinion in support of the research objective.
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