Opinion: Why Teaching Sustainability Is Crucial To Aviation Education

Embry-Riddle’s Research Park students
At Embry-Riddle’s Research Park, students (from left): Kelsey Krupicka, Amanda de Souza, Gianna Schock and Calvin Cai are interning at VerdeGo Aero to refine a hybrid powerplant (prototype in background).
Credit: Bernard Wilchusky/Embry-Riddle
What a difference a year makes. Demand for airline travel has rapidly rebounded since the height of the pandemic. Mechanics, pilots and aviation managers are all in high demand, and once again, the industry faces a personnel shortage. A harbinger of future demand on the talent pipeline is that top...

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