Pilot Shortage ‘Isn’t Real,’ ALPA Says

Pilot Shortage ‘Isn’t Real,’ ALPA Says

FLYING Magazine Following several years of record pilot hiring at U.S. airlines, the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) is saying that there is a surplus of commercial aviators and that the pilot shortage “isn’t real.” In a recent social media post on X (formerly...
Is This the End of the Pilot Shortage?

Is This the End of the Pilot Shortage?

FLYING Magazine Recent developments in the pilot hiring market have newbies wondering if this is the end of the pilot shortage.  In this edition of V1 Rotate, FLYING contributor Sam Weigel brings us on a cross-country flight to Northern California and discusses what...
Make Flight Reviews for CFIs Worthwhile

Make Flight Reviews for CFIs Worthwhile

FLYING Magazine One of the most challenging parts of being a flight instructor is making the time for your own flying, such as when you need a flight review. It may seem odd that someone who flies for a living needs to demonstrate proficiency every two years, but...