Major

Chad 

Taylor 

Joint Air Power Competence Centre (2012-2015)

Major Chad Taylor is a U.S. Senior Air Force Pilot with 3,500+ flying hours, mostly in the C-130E, H and J. He has completed operational tours in Southeast Asia, Afghanistan, Iraq and the Middle East as an aviator, CAOC Planner and Operations Officer. Major Taylor has extensive experience in mobility operations, inspections and evaluations, exercise conception and control, contingency mobilisation and forward deployment/employment. Major Taylor currently works in the Air Operations Support branch at the Joint Air Power Competence Centre in Kalkar, Germany, where he develops NATO AAR and AT doctrine and fosters interoperability among the Alliance.

Information provided is current as of November 2013

From the Author

Air Transport Training, Exercises and Interoperability

By Lt Col 
Giuseppe 
Canfora 
By Maj 
Joshua 
Chambers 
By Lt Col 
Roberto 
Paviotti 
By Maj 
Chad 
Taylor 
By Maj 
Victoria 
Thomas 
‘If I had a wish list, it would be more ISR capability, more airlift or more rapid global mobility, particularly with respect to air-to-air refuelling. I encourage things that will give us better interoperability among [...]

Double Counting or Counting Double?

The Future of NATO’s Tanker Transport Fleet
By Maj 
Chad 
Taylor 
NATO nations are in the process of a much needed modernisation of their Air Transport (AT) and Air-to-Air Refuelling (AAR) fleets, and in many cases, are choosing airframes that can perform both missions. For strategic [...]

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