U.S. Services Overhaul Pilot Training, But Long-Term Problems Persist

U.S. Navy T-45 Goshawk

The U.S. Navy is changing how student pilots train on the T-45 Goshawk, as it looks ahead to replacing the jet.

Credit: U.S. NAVY
The U.S. military has faced its stubborn pilot shortage head-on over the past few years by overhauling its training program to speed up production and increasing retention bonuses to keep aviators in cockpits. But the shortfall remains. In addition, the U.S. Navy cannot train students fast enough...

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