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May 21, 2018
Cade Glass, 13, poses by a Cirrus SR20 airplane during a lesson at Chesterfield County Airport near Richmond, Va., in March. Glass has wanted to be a pilot since at least 7.  Scott Glass
Pilot-hungry airlines are raiding flight schools - creating a shortage of instructors to train the next generation
May 21, 2018 - 3:15pm
March 25, 2018
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U.S. pilot shortage reaching 'crisis,' meaning fewer flights, destinations for airports like in Fargo
March 25, 2018 - 10:15pm
February 9, 2018
A F-22 Raptor at Langley Air Force Base in Hampton, Va., June 26, 2012. (Ian C. Bates/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Their View: The U.S. Air Force's big enemy is its empty cockpits
February 9, 2018 - 10:16am
August 5, 2016
A McDonnell Douglas MD-80 series passenger jet belonging to Allegiant Air lands at the Ogden-Hinckley Airport in Ogden, Utah, March 11, 2013.  REUTERS/Jim Urquhart
Allegiant Air pilots agree to new five-year contract
August 5, 2016 - 3:00pm
May 7, 2016
Shortage of pilots attracts attention of industry, puts spotlight on UND program
May 7, 2016 - 8:49pm
December 23, 2014
Experts say there are a number of factors behind the shortage of qualified pilots. Illustration by Troy Becker / The Forum
Experts see growing crisis as pilot numbers shrink
December 23, 2014 - 4:34pm
July 4, 2010
Lind: Family of fliers
July 4, 2010 - 12:00am
March 30, 2009
Pilot Justin Stimpson, left, and chief pilot Torey Pretzer fly Dakota Jet's charter Beechcraft Beechjet whenever clients need the speed to transport up to eight passengers at 500 miles per hour. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Q-and-A with Dakota Jet: Turbo transportation
March 30, 2009 - 12:00am