Two years ago, the FAA established the Youth Access to American Jobs in Aviation Task Force (YIATF) in response to Section 602, “Youth Access to American Jobs in Aviation Task Force,” of the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 (Pub. L. 115-254).
The group's objective is to encourage high school students to pursue in-demand careers in aviation. The work product provided to Congress sets forth several recommendations for improving aviation career opportunities, those recommendations are grouped in four categories:
Special thanks to ATEC members that served on the task force including ATEC President Jim Hall (WSU Tech), previous ATEC President Ryan Goertzen (AAR Corp), and previous ATEC director Joel English (AIM).
To access the agency’s committee webpage, click here.
To download the report, click here.
To view a recording of the meeting, click here or use the viewer below.
Full analysis by our good friend and aviation workforce news writer Kathryn Creedy is available by clicking here.
Stay tuned for updates on everything ATEC members need to know as well as ways that you can help the council and the AMTS community.