From Chinese commercial airlines to the U.S. Air Force, the world is experiencing a shortage of qualified pilots. Despite a steadily growing demand in air travel, roughly half the current pilot population is headed toward retirement. Meanwhile, Boeing estimates that over the next 20 years, the worldwide demand for pilots will increase to 600,00-800,000. While the commercial airline industry can afford a deliberate approach to address this shortfall, the U.S. military must make urgent ...

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