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    I keep hearing about the pilot shortage but evidently no one has told the Bureau of Labor Statics, which is reporting that the outlook is less than average (4%) for the next 10 years.
    Ref: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/transportation-and-material-moving/airline-and-commercial-pilots.htm

    I do I explain this to my students?
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    Why were the owners of light twin aircraft not given the rebate opportunity?
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    Ronald Levy:
    Pretty much any airplane appropriate for the mission with one of these:

    https://www.aircraftspruce.com/pages/ps/cockpitaccessories_seat/booster.php
    https://www.aircraftspruce.com/pages/ps/cockpitaccessories_seat/noral_seats1.php
    https://www.aircraftspruce.com/pages/ps/cockpitaccessories_seat/noral_s...
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    Just finished reading the article about the Everel single-blade propeller. What really caught my eye was the machinist, Larry Kropp, who helped restore the Everel for Eugene Breiner. I knew Larry when I was a lineboy at Hershey Airpark from the late 1960's through the mid 1970's. Larry had a Stinson and then a Cardinal that he kept at Hershey. It was great t...
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    Edward Svitil:
    Does it have to be just those 2 options?

    A Vans RV10 has 1100-1200 lb payload (less 360 lbs max fuel).

    https://www.vansaircraft.com/public/rv10specs.htm
    I've flown RV-10's, and they're really nice airplanes, but they don't have near the cabin/baggage volume of the types under discussion, and aren't going to provide near the necessar...
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    Pretty much any airplane appropriate for the mission with one of these:

    https://www.aircraftspruce.com/pages/ps/cockpitaccessories_seat/booster.php
    https://www.aircraftspruce.com/pages/ps/cockpitaccessories_seat/noral_seats1.php
    https://www.aircraftspruce.com/pages/ps/cockpitaccessories_seat/noral_seats.php