To match the demand for rapidly evolving aircraft, aircraft manufacturers and MROs will need to rapidly upskill their aircraft maintenance technicians and aviation engineers and review their recruitment strategies. The new requirements will transform the way that aviation workers are trained and therefore the skills and experience necessary to work in the industry: engineers and technicians must continue to upskill themselves regularly, and more experienced workers face competition with a new generation of ready-made green aircraft engineers.
Coupled with new research revealing an urgent skills shortage in the aviation industry, airlines and MROs risk even greater demand for aircraft and airline technicians that coincides with a reduced supply of aviation talent; however, green airplanes could provide the solution to the skills shortage. Aircraft innovation on an unprecedented level can reach and capture the interest of potential talent pools that have previously not engaged with the industry.
Green airplanes could serve as the catalyst to attract younger audiences into airlines and MROs, transforming the face of aviation and inspiring a new era of change.
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