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July 25, 2016, 10:59 AM

Boeing Increases 20-Year Forecast for New Pilots, Technicians

The need for new airline pilots and technicians will grow by double digits in both categories, the manufacturer said.

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The FAA has awarded Pratt & Whitney a one-year contract under its Continuous Lower Energy, Emissions and Noise (Cleen) program to develop eng
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Jun 25, 2010 - 7:21 AM
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European companies' work toward “greener” air transport under the Clean Sky p...
Jun 25, 2010 - 6:40 AM
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Jun 25, 2010 - 6:30 AM
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Jun 25, 2010 - 6:11 AM
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Jun 25, 2010 - 6:04 AM
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The fifth Boeing 787 and the first Dreamliner powered with GE engines took to...
Jun 25, 2010 - 5:58 AM
The June 16 <link news/single-news-page/article/boeing-completes-firs t-flight-of-ge-powered-787-25163/ _blank>first flight</link> of the fifth Boeing 787
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The Powerjet SaM146 received its EASA certification yesterday, June 23, some six years after Snecma of France and Russia's NPO Saturn founded the joint ven
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<font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="2">As of June 30, pilots can expect to receive different runway crossing clearances from ATC, <lin