REGIONAL CARRIERS LONG HAVE been the entry point for a career as an airline pilot in the US. But there have been some noticeable, and perhaps unexpected, changes over the past year. There are fewer pilot applicants, attrition rates are up and carriers now are recruiting experienced flight instructors aggressively to staff their cockpitsa step that could have serious repercussions down the road. Industry experts say they expect this trend to continue, at least through the next 2-4 years, ...

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