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Safety Concerns with Hiring Boom and Set Backs of the 1,500 Hour Rule

EKU Aviation Fleet

Now is a good time to be an EKU aviation student. EKU aviation is well positioned to help the industry by providing well trained pilots.

According to an article from AOPA, written by Susan Carey, Jack Nicas, and Andy Pasztor, some regulators and industry experts worry about the safety  implications of having a smaller pool of applicants at a time when demand for pilots is rising. These experts and regulators worry that some smaller airlines could be forced to lower internal criteria and hire applicants with  questionable skills or spotty training records.


Published on June 06, 2013

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