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NBC Evening News for Friday, Jul 13, 2012
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Washington: Tom Costello) A warning about a possible shortage of airline pilots examined; Boeing projections cited; details given about the expected flood of retiring pilots, job opportunities overseas, longer service for military pilots and the cost of becoming a pilot. [Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University graduate Costa SEVILLAS‡- comments on his opportunities.] [Airline Pilots Assn. Capt. Lee MOAK†- comments on the low pay for new pilots.] [NBC aviation consultant John COX††- says he’s more concerned about the quantity and quality of pilots in overseas markets.]

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Costello, Tom
Duration:
00:02:20

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