Boeing Forecasts Pilot Demand

According to Boeing, global demand for commercial airline pilots will reach 635,000 by 2037. Across all segments, demand will reach 790,000

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  • That's an amazing number, isn't it.

    Paul

    1963 Cherokee 180 B.

  • No kidding, it's a real head scratcher. Of course, that's over 20 years...

    Scott Sherer
    FAA Master Pilot
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  • I’ll tell you how it goes when I drop my applications next year.

    Paul

    1963 Cherokee 180 B.

  • Good luck :)

    Scott Sherer
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  • I better get this Cherokee flying fast so I can build some hours!!!! :D :D :D

    Rich Denton
    President
    EAA Chapter 175

  • No kidding, lol. Starting pilot jobs used to be $15k to $20k. Now they're over $40k.

    Scott Sherer
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  • I am an 18 year capt at a major airline and I can tell you guys rush as fast as you can too build up those flight hours. 10 years ago you needed 5,500hr just to get looked at, now we are hiring 2,800hr guys.

    But I will tell you this, the airlines will adjust, they always do. I don't know how, but the demand for pilots is a major threat to them, so they will address it soon.

    Kevin

  • Right you are Kevin. Thanks for your comments.

    Scott Sherer
    FAA Master Pilot
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