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Flight data collection systems have been used for many years to help monitor and trend flight parameters to better understand aircraft performance and maintenance. However, this information is rarely used to understand and enhance cognitive/behavioral factors impacting flight and maintenance training. This conceptual paper outlines a strategic research model in the collegiate aviation setting, designed to manage the successful integration of data from technologically-advanced aircraft (TAA) into flight, maintenance, and dispatch training and operations. A critical review of the key issues and approach framework should be discussed in the research community. The model will address issues of organizational change management, training and curriculum modification research to accompany data utilization in conjunction with TAA aircraft integration, safety and human factors issues, and perceptual/attitudinal factors. The model presents a framework for assessing and guiding the potentially revolutionary change inherent when advanced aircraft and their data are integrated into training, maintenance, and operations.