U.S. Pilot Demand Projection 2015-2030

By KitDarby.com and AudriesAircraftAnalysis.com
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Airline Pilot Demand Analysis

Including Airline Financial and Statistical Analysis, Pilot Demand models/comparison, Codeshare systems and other Pilot analysis tools.


Aircraft Performance Analysis

Four main sections in Aircraft Analysis, including General Aviation Database profiles,  comparison tools, search/ranking tools, and POH/AFM performance calculators


Airline Market Segment Analysis -Beta

Whether your an airline analyst, commuter looking for the easiest commute, planning to use a Zed fare in the near future or a future trip, or any reason in between Market Segment Analysis can help you. This data is mined from Form 41 data...
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Survey Reports

Survey reports are in Beta Mode. Find out what our member pilots think about the airlines they work for. Since pilots have provided the survey data the de-identified airline specific reports will be free to them under the pilot membership level. If you are an airline pilot...

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Anaylsis and resources for Pilots and other aviation professionals.

Optimum Performance Calculator

What if as you prepared for a cross country trip you could run the numbers for every single, climb profile, power setting, altitude combination in the your Aircraft Operating Handbook, for a given weight and winds aloft sounding? Then pick the very best one's depending on Fuel...

Aircraft efficiency comparisons and rankings

Aircraft Performance/Efficiency comparison, pulled from the websites extensive database of general aviation aircraft. Rankings are provided for Top Twenty Best General Aviation Aircraft in CLASS, Fastest Fastest Single Engine Piston ,Fastest Twin Engine Piston, Best MPG, Best MPG Single, Best MPG Twin, and Best Fuel Cost Per Seat Mile Fuel.


Membership Options are available. For pilots free memberships are available by simply completing the required survey. The surveys are de-identified and provide invaluable information to other pilots and sectors of the industry. Other premium memberships are available to others and for access to market segment analysis.

New Report – U.S. Pilot Demand 2015-2030 by KitDarby.com and AudriesAircraftAnalysis

This new report has been under development for the last year and a half as a partnership between KitDarby.com and AudriesAircraftAnalysis.com.

The report was last updated in April of 2015 and was intended for a spring release but due to technical difficulty had been postponed until now. The report is directed towards the consulting and business market as it provides a much improved model. The older/existing flow model used in the rest of the website still remains relevant but lacked in many ways when attempting to address the particular market that constituted the consulting and business community.

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Republic Airways – A Case study in Labor Relations

Republic Airways has been an excellent case when studying the importance of labor relations. The scenario we see today has been more than 8 years in the making and provides some valuable insight for other executive teams around the world and industry.

Some of these insights include
•The importance of finding common ground leading to timely agreements between employee groups and management.
•The importance of allowing the Railway Labor Act to fully function when there is an impasse between groups.

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The way forward for the Regional Airlines

There is a way forward for the Regional Airlines. Despite the unique problems they face because of the business model, there may be hope.

The push towards lower compensation at the regional airlines seems to have abated. Regional airlines are now offering some additional incentive besides rock bottom starting wages to attract pilots. Even Pinnacle/Endeavor the airline that started the free fall in compensation is offering large bonuses after these cuts in pay have dramatically affected their ability to attract pilots. Even though the bonuses are likely short term solutions to a long term problem it is a step in the right direction.

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De-Identified Member Survey Data for US Flight Operations