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August 15, 2017, 9:00 AM

U.S. Regionals Intensify Efforts To Combat Pilot Supply Dilemma

Regional carriers strengthen recruitment efforts and pay strategies to compensate for pilot shortage.

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Jun 16, 2017 - 5:41 AM
Preventing loss-of-control accidents dictates further pilot training but opinions differ still and few have had any training yet.
Jun 15, 2017 - 3:00 AM
Now China's Comac is stepping up its alliance with Russia's UAC to develop a widebody airliner.
Qatar Airways Boeing 787
Jun 14, 2017 - 3:26 PM
With tensions simmering between Qatar and its Middle East neighbors, the award-winning airline says its schedule has not been severly impacted.
Jun 14, 2017 - 12:00 PM
Having oversome issues with initial geared turbofan engines, the manufacturer believes it has a good plan for ramping up production.
Jun 14, 2017 - 12:00 PM
Braziliian OEM reveals more range and lift for E195-E2, improved hot/high and short field capability announced for E190-E2.
Jun 14, 2017 - 12:00 PM
Nexcelle is pioneering new nacelle technology that promises savings in terms of fuel burn and maintenance costs.
Jun 14, 2017 - 12:00 PM
First two Boeing 787-10 flight test articles have finished 20 percent of testing
Jun 14, 2017 - 12:00 PM
Avianca's order for 3,170 CL3710 units is the first South American order for Recaro. Meanwhile SAS will modify 5,000 BL3520 units its fleet.
Jun 14, 2017 - 11:09 AM
Various derivative programs coming to fruition.
Jun 14, 2017 - 5:00 AM
More extensive ground testing of its 100,000-pound-thrust GE9X engine appears to have cleared the way to a smoother certification process.