CAT Editor-in-Chief Rick Adams, FRAeS, talks with one of the leading experts on professional pilot careers about the state of the North American aviation market – recovery, retirements, furloughs, pay packages, and advice for moving to the head of the queue when hiring restarts (perhaps sooner than you think).

A Conversation with Kit Darby

In the second section of this five part series Kit discusses “what scares him more” than the coronavirus. Also, furloughs, leaves of absence, and what happens when the CARES Act expires in October. 

Catch up with more episodes from the series:

Part 1Airline Recovery Scenarios and the Impact of Pilot Retirements.

Part 3 - Aircraft Utilization, Pilot Work Schedules, and Pilot Demand

Part 4Risk Factors, Pilot Qualifications, and Pay/Benefit Packages

Part 5 The Right Stuff, MPL, and the 1500-Hour Law