• The US Air Force is short more than one-quarter of the fighter pilots it needs, according to a government report

    11 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    The Air Force has been warning about its growing pilot shortage for some time.
    But a government report has found that the Air Force, Marine Corps, and Navy all have significant shortfalls.
    The service branches' stop-gap approaches have created additional problems for pilots, hurting quality of life and affecting retention, the report warns.
    Air Force officials have been warning about the force's dire pilot shortage , and a recent Government Accountability Office report illustrates just how bad the shortfall has gotten.
    The report assesses the gaps between the actual number of fighter...
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