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This May Change Your Opinion On Flying–And More Morning Links

This May Change Your Opinion On Flying–And More Morning Links

According to our friends over at The Huffington Post, new airline pilots are among the lowest-paid workers in the country. Some regional pilots are earning as little as $15,000 per year, which is well below the poverty line. This information is exceptionally startling because of the cost of becoming a pilot in the first place. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, airline pilots usually need a Bachelor’s Degree, a pilot’s license, and certification that requires hundreds of hours of flight training. Perhaps this is why there is a shortage of pilots.

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