While not always a requirement for employment, many airline pilots
do hold bachelor's degrees.
The report exposes a global requirement for 255,000 new airline pilots
over the next 10 years to sustain the growth of the commercial air transport industry and support retirements.
Kura's Caroline Clifton said: "Being a commercial airline pilot
is something that many people have not considered or thought impossible.
Yes, for all its shortcomings, both real and cliche, a career as an airline pilot
does have its rewards, not the least of which is that you get to, you know, fly some pretty cool equipment.
Before joining Lockheed in 1941, LeVier's career included stints as a flight instructor, charter pilot, barnstormer, airline pilot
, chief research pilot at General Motors and champion air racer.
A group of commercial airline pilots
says the Transportation Security Administration program aimed at training pilots to carry guns in the cockpit is not moving fast enough.
Members of the US Airline Pilots
Association (USAPA), representing the pilots of US Airways, will join Captain Chesley B.
We will join the other great independent airline pilot
unions on the national front, while our pilots enjoy single carrier union representation, solely focused on our pilots needs and fully accountable only to them.
FORT WORTH, Texas -- Airline pilot
union officials from across North America are gathered in Dallas, Texas for a two-day meeting that began this morning focused on discussions of airline industry economics, contractual trends and an analysis of current collective bargaining pressures.
White, an inventor who holds 32 patents including 10 for seats, was instrumental in implementing a Boeing airline pilot
study that showed pilots were much more comfortable with seats that had sheepskin covers and that the covers were most significant thing that could be done to improve seat comfort.
The demand for new commercial airline pilots
in the Middle East region will grow to around 63,000 by 2036, said a new report from Boeing Global Services, a provider of cost-competitive services to commercial and government customers.
Separately, the bill calls for the creation of an FAA Aviation Rulemaking Committee to revise flight duty and rest guidelines for Part 135 carriers based on scientific study and similar regulations for commercial airline pilots
are calling for tests to be carried out to discover what would happen if a drone hit a passenger jet, amid a recent spate of near misses.
, including those from the country's biggest carriers, will engage in a hoop battle in the First Asian Pilots Invitational Basketball Tournament slated Jan.
Current FAA regulations call for a medical examination every year for commercial airline pilots
under age 40 and every six months for those over age 40.