owning/renting general aviation planes. This creates an increase in aircraft sales, new pilots, and an overall better economy ( Ashcraft, 2005) . By providing information, and supporting businesses, the NBAA has been a leading organization for creating interest in flying for businesses. These organizations are outstanding, continue to generate interest and information for
5.4 Literature Review: Final Version pilots, and are needed to keep aviation alive. However, it will take a joint effort between the FAA, U.S. airlines, aviation organizations and general aviation, to overcome the upcoming pilot shortage ( Stauss, 2006) . The FAA will have to amend or abolish the Airline Safety Act of 2010 to lower the hourly requirement back to 250 hours to lower the wall for new student pilots. Airlines will have to lower their own restrictions, and increase salary, and benefits to keep the U.S. attractive for pilots, instead of sending pilots to the foreign airlines. Aviation organizations will have to keep up the excellent, aviation inspiring work they do to keep children interested aviation ( Butcher, 1994) . Hypotheses The hypothesis for this study is: the benefits, salary and benefits of being an airline pilot have been degraded overtime, keeping military pilots where they are in their service, rather than transitioning to airline flying later in their careers.
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