The world is taking notice of the huge shortages forecast for pilots, but the lesser told story is of the pending shortage of a pilot’s support personnel. The good news is that the aviation industry is an amazing opportunity! While a budding workforce complains about the lack of good-paying entry-level jobs, the aviation industry is the answer to the problem!
Corporate-sponsored programs are cropping up for the technical training classes necessary to meet the needs of the aviation industry. High school students are being increasingly exposed to technical careers that don’t require a college degree. This means that you can become career-ready in the aviation industry without amassing a huge amount of study loan debt.
Below are three great options for aviation careers outside the flight deck:
While the pilots and crew who fly are the final cogs in the mechanism of executing a mission, remember there is a critical support team allowing those flights to take place in the first place. Without them, the aircraft never leaves the ground.