Tag Archives: pilot shortage

Air Force, NATO Conduct Study to Address Pilot Shortage

The U.S. Air Force and NATO have partnered to deal with pilot shortage, a problem that other NATO members have also been experiencing. The Joint Jet Pilot Training program’s Steering Committee conducted a study on the matter, and found that the shortage of usable pilots stems from the lack of instructors and available …

Read More »

New Air Force Initiatives Seek to Help Address Pilot Shortage

The U.S. Air Force has unveiled three initiatives to increase incentive pay for pilots, expand the service branch’s aviation bonus program and bring retired pilots back to active duty. The Air Force said Friday the first initiative will authorize higher incentive pay or flight pay for all aviators based on their …

Read More »

AMC Warns of Mobility Pilot Shortage; Carlton Everhart Comments

The Air Mobility Command predicts it will increasingly run short on mobility pilots over the next few years, Air Force Times reported Thursday. Stephen Losey writes the command currently has an overall shortfall of 4 percent out of 7,940 total force pilots that comprise active duty, guard and reserve. AMC …

Read More »