Monthly Archives: September 2015

Business jet manufactures warned of looming pilot shortage

The case for a looming shortage comes from the demand for planes and pilots. Boeing Co. projects a conservative demand for 36,770 planes worldwide over the next 20 years, including 7,550 in North America, and 13,460 in Asia. Airlines hire about 10 pilots per plane, to fly all day every day. Boeing projects a need [...]

By | September 26th, 2015|Pilot Bridge|0 Comments

Pilot shortage

USA Today, July 2015: Pilots, airlines and academics are wrestling with how to recruit more trainees into the industry, out of concerns that a shortage looms over the next two decades. The projected shortfall is debatable because pilots fall in love with the occupation in elementary school and are expected to keep pursuing the profession. [...]

By | September 26th, 2015|Pilot Bridge|0 Comments

Why Cross the Bridge?

Monthly rosters becoming too predictable with too many hours? Quality of life eroding with family life suffering because of it? Time to take your family home? Think your only option is another airline and another roster? Think you have run out of options? You have worked long and hard to get where you are. You [...]

By | September 9th, 2015|Pilot Bridge|0 Comments

Who will fly the planes?

Pilots And The Future Aviation Market Conditions: The ‘Perfect’ Storm It is now a fact that the supply of experienced pilots will reduce substantially for both the commercial and general aviation (GA) sectors over the next decade. Lack of investment in training by the industry, self funded training with poor returns for potential pilots, the [...]

By | September 8th, 2015|Pilot Bridge|0 Comments