Boeing and Airbus predict demand for over 40,000 new aircraft in the next 20 years, necessitating a significant increase in aviation personnel across job roles. Boeing estimates that 2.2 million aviation personnel will be required in the next two decades to meet the demand for air travel and aircraft, with the aviation industry poised for substantial growth.
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The first Boeing T-7A Red Hawk has reached the developmental testing stage with the US Air Force, an important milestone for the $9.2 billion program. The Air Force has confirmed delivery of the first production T-7A.
A grand opening is scheduled to be held today at Chennault Airfield in Conroe, Texas, a former crop duster dirt airstrip abandoned for decades. The first phase of the airfield’s development is nearly complete and includes a 3,100-foot runway, a main hangar for Chennault Aviation Academy and airport infrastructure.
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Opposition to proposals to transfer captured greenhouse gases via pipelines could curb efforts to develop sustainable aviation fuel, experts say. Nebraska-based Navigator CO2 Ventures has canceled a pipeline plan, and two others are negotiating public resistance and regulatory hurdles. "Without carbon capture and storage, conventional ethanol does not have a pathway into SAF under today’s policies," said Valero Energy executive Homer Bhullar.
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At only 18 years old, Diesel Yarger, a high-school senior in Laurel, Mont., has already attained his private pilot license, along with multiengine, instrument, commercial and flight instructor ratings. Yarger is about to start giving flying lessons, becoming one of a small number of teenagers to serve as certified flight instructors in the US.
Fifteen students at B.C. Rain High School in Mobile, Ala., are in the process of building an airplane as part of the school’s Aviation and Aerospace Academy. The hands-on project has been funded by a $350,000 state grant.
Many mechanics consider the Federal Aviation Administration definition of "standard parts" to be limited to hardware with a military number, which can lead to missing many options that can reduce the cost of certain repairs or upgrades.
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