A combined effort by the airlines, governments and training providers will be needed to address the looking global pilot shortage, L3 executives believe. Around 30,000 new pilots will need to be trained annually over the next 20 years to meet the growth in air travel and influx of new aircraft as well as the bulge of “baby boomer” generation pilots who are nearing retirement age. L3 Commercial Aviation president Alan Crawford said during a briefing at the Farnborough Air Show ...

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