USAF has shortage of 520 active duty pilots

The U.S. Air Force has a shortage of 520 active duty pilots due to force structure cuts and poaching from commercial airlines.

Service leaders told lawmakers that there are difficulties finding seasoned pilots to train rookies and for testing new aircraft.

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