Tag: Airline Safety

As my readers know I have been writing about a looming pilot shortage for years. The world economic downturn, age 65, industry consolidation and gutted airline pilot contracts; have all slowed the pace. Two things are now evident: first, retirements …

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I first started writing articles on the pending pilot shortage over 5 and a half years ago. In fact I entitled one; “The Mother of All Pilot Shortages“, that was over three years ago. Now that it is a full …

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It is official: To fly for a regional airline will now require an ATP (Airline Transport Pilot) rating with the signing of the FAA re-authorization bill. That in effect raises the minimum flight time to fly for a Part 121 …

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