The growing shortage of pilots and licensed engineers is an increasingly worrisome problem. HAI has been on the recruitment trail at the EAA’s Air Venture in Oshkosh. It seems Jonah Hayes (pictured), at the tender age of three years old, has already developed a passion for helicopters and says he doesn’t care about fixed-wing aircraft. The editor is impressed, noting it took him nearly 60 years to come over from the ‘plank’ side! Clearly, young Hayes is a rotorcraft pro in the making.



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