Pilot Shortage and New FAA Rule About Pilot Requirements
With the so called “pilot shortage” you would think that employers should be flocking to your door if you have a pilot certificate. But where are all these pilot jobs if there’s such a pilot shortage?
Today’s Wall Street Journal article talks about impending doom of regional airlines due to a lack of pilots. It also talks about the new rule taking effect in August 2013 that will require ALL pilots (even co-pilots) of air carrier operations to have a minimum of an Airline Transport Pilot certificate (which requires a minimum of 1,500 hrs of flight time).
How will this affect those of you who are interested in pursuing a pilot career? And more importantly, how should you prepare yourself for this?
Find out, on this week’s episode of PilotTricksTV…
Want to find out the real scoop of this new rule? Check out their exact proposal of the rule: NPRM and Public Law
What does Capt. Sully Sullenberger (Hudson River hero) have to say about this? Check out his interview.