US aerospace chiefs are increasingly worried about sustaining a viable aerospace industry workforce, they told a Washington DC summit Thursday. “We’re short 500 mechanics,” AAR Corp chairman and CEO David Storch said at the US Chamber of Commerce 11th Annual Aviation Summit D. The company does roughly 3.8 million hrs. of maintenance a year. “Each of us has the obligation and responsibility … to make sure that future workforce is out there for us,” he ...

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