Pilot Shortage Brings New Students To Local Aviation Schools


An aging population and new regulations in the aviation industry are prompting a commercial pilot shortage. Regulations require commercial pilots to have at least 1500 hours of flight training. To earn those hours, they are remaining at the regional level for longer periods of time, said Brad Broersma, manager of Ocala Aviation.


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