The U.S. Army says its biggest challenge in addressing the global pilot shortage is retaining pilots who are mid-career level warrant officers, and their lack of presence is noticeable because over roughly a seven-year period the service was unable to hire pilots due to a lack of funding. The issue came to light in March 2017, when Maj. Gen. Erik Peterson, serving as the service’s aviation director, told the House Armed Services Committee that the Army had a gap of 731 pilots in its ...

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