TURNING THE TIDE: USAF OVERHAULS PILOT TRAINING

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New training techniques could overhaul traditional training methods to create efficiency.
Frank Crébas/ Bluelife Aviation

THE PILOT SHORTAGE in the US Air Force is a big deal. As Gen David Goldfein, the USAF chief of staf has previously stated, ‘There’s no silver bullet solution.’ More money is not the problem and, by itself, provides little incentive for pilots to stay in when the airlines or air cargo operations like UPS or FedEx provide outstanding pay, great beneits packages and ofer a better quality of life.

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