It is no secret that aviation maintenance personnel are in high demand. A study by the Aeronautical Repair Station Association suggests that the technician shortage is costing the U.S. MRO industry $1.4 billion annually in lost revenue. In response to the staggering number—expected to increase if industry forecasts come to fruition—the community is homing in on barriers to workforce growth. A recent initiative targets a regulatory framework that educators say creates challenges ...

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