Taking Flight: Education and Training for Aviation Careers / Edition 1

Taking Flight: Education and Training for Aviation Careers / Edition 1

by Janet S. Hansen, Clinton V. Oster, Committee on Education and Training for Civilian Aviation Careers, National Research Council
     
 

The commercial aviation industry is a major part of the U.S. transportation infrastructure and a key contributor to the nation's economy. The industry is facing the effects of a reduced role by the military as a source of high-quality trained personnel, particularly pilots and mechanics. At the same time, it is facing the challenges of a changing American… See more details below

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The commercial aviation industry is a major part of the U.S. transportation infrastructure and a key contributor to the nation's economy. The industry is facing the effects of a reduced role by the military as a source of high-quality trained personnel, particularly pilots and mechanics. At the same time, it is facing the challenges of a changing American workforce.
This book is a study of the civilian training and education programs needed to satisfy the work-force requirements of the commercial aviation industry in the year 2000 and beyond, with particular emphasis on issues related to access to aviation careers by women and minorities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780309056762
Publisher:
National Academies Press
Publication date:
02/28/1997
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.93(h) x 0.48(d)

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