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The Air Force says it"s making progress producing more pilots, but some trainers are still taking "a leap into the unknown"

(US Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Je.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 12th, 2018

The US has a shortage of pilots, and it"s going to get worse

Even the Navy and Air Force forecast shortages within a few years......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 13th, 2018

"Our pilots are not making things up": The Air Force says its cockpit-oxygen problems are real but can"t figure out what"s causing them

US Air Force/Master Sgt. Jeffrey Allen The Air Force has yet to find the cause for a surge of hypoxia-like incidents in a wide va.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 13th, 2018

The Conversation: The U.S. has a shortage of pilots — and it’s going to get worse

Even the Navy and Air Force forecast shortages within a few years......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 13th, 2018

California legislators making progress in effort to relax "granny unit" rules

Bay Area and state legislation intending to relax rules on accessory dwelling units, or ADUs — more commonly called "granny units" — seem to be gaining traction among lawmakers.   The Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee yesterd.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 21st, 2018

The Air Force wants up to 1,000 retired pilots and airmen to come back to fix their crisis of manpower

US Air Force photo The Air Force continues to grapple with a large and protracted shortage of pilots. The service has tried a number of things to fix the problem, including increased pay and better quality of life. Now the Air Force is expanding a prog.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 24th, 2018

One of the biggest F-35 fighter training units has planes "on life support" — and its struggling to get pilots in the air

(US Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jensen Stidham) EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. — One of the .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 8th, 2018

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

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 add.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 17th, 2018

Two become one? Planemakers work on tech to cut pilot numbers

Airplane manufacturers are working to adapt jets to reduce the number of pilots needed for long-haul flights and to build new cockpits designed for a single aviator in order to ease a global pilot shortage and cut airline costs......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 18th, 2018

How D.C. is getting more inventive with its rooftops

Key story highlights: Developers are increasingly taking advantage of 2016 zoning amendments that allow for a wide range of uses on D.C. rooftops, including amenity space, bars and residential units. Several architects and land use experts say a .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 17th, 2018

Uber CEO on resignation of HR chief and investigation into COO: "Sometimes it takes a punch in the face"

Fortune Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi confessed that during his first year he was mostly focused on Uber fixing its reputation "externally," addressing issues with cities, drivers and the public. But he said he dropped the ball on making sure Ub.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 16th, 2018

Leg Amputations & Raw Sewage: More Ugly Problems From Tesla"s Production Hell

Today we got a little bit of a deeper look into the true "hell" that took (and is taking) place at Tesla in the weeks leading up to the company making its Model 3 push. A new report from Bloomberg has Elon Musk exclaiming that he is going .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 15th, 2018

A $10,000 Air Force toilet cover is suddenly a much better deal

When the original manufacturer stopped making the part, the military paid dearly for replacements. But now it can rely on 3-D printing for the part, a $300 option......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 15th, 2018

5 big differences between Navy and Air Force fighter pilots

US Air Force photo Both the Navy and Air Force fly jets, right? So what’s the difference between fighter pilots from the two branches of service?1. Training Mass Communication S.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 15th, 2018

Netflix Is ‘Making Money on the Backs of Comics,’ Stand-Up Insider Says

'Millions and millions of dollars,' says the owner of The Laugh Factory. Riffing about taking a sabbatical from sex, being thrifty and re-wearing the same red carpet gowns, Tiffany Haddish was on.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 15th, 2018

Personal Finance Daily: Americans are finally making progress paying back their debts and financial lessons to learn before leaving high school

Thursday's top personal finance stories.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 12th, 2018

IBC reports progress on battle against opioid abuse

Independence Blue Cross said Thursday it is making progress with its efforts to battle opioid abuse. The Philadelphia region's largest health insurer reported, in conjunction with a national Health of America report released by the Blue Cross Blue Sh.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 12th, 2018

Americans are making good progress paying back their debts

Delinquencies are inching back up, but still relatively low......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 11th, 2018

American moves to eliminate plastic straws and stir sticks

American Airlines is making a big eco-friendly move. The world’s largest airline said it is taking “the next step” to reduce the carrier’s impact on the environment by reducing the amount of plastic on board planes and in lounges around .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 11th, 2018

President Trump Is Making His First Official Visit to the U.K. on Thursday: Here’s What You Should Know

From black-tie dinners to big baby balloons. After tackling NATO on Wednesday and Thursday morning, President Trump will finally head to the U.K. for the first time since taking office. The visit Immediately after arriving in London, .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 11th, 2018