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Prepare For Takeoff: Pilot Shortage Provides Lift To Aviation Students

Piloting a jetliner was once a glamorous profession. Then came the 9/11 terror attacks, airline bankruptcies and pension cuts. Entry-level pilots worked for peanuts.

But now the pendulum is swinging back. Regional airlines across America -- including the Northwest's Horizon Air -- are grappling with a looming pilot shortage.

Read (or hear) more of this story at Northwest Public Radio.

October 26, 2016
 

 

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