4 Nov 2019

Drop in flight instructor numbers worries aviation sector

From Morning Report, 8:38 am on 4 November 2019

A decline in the number of experienced airplane and helicopter pilot trainers is raising safety fears in the airline industry about the loss of their skills.

Aviation sector leaders say growth in the aviation sector means airlines are recruiting seasoned and knowledgeable pilots who might otherwise made a career out of training new pilots.

Hamish Cardwell has the story.