Recently, a friend of mine was working on a Holly carburetor off his vintage car when his nephew stopped by. The nephew looked at the carburetor and asked “what does that thing do?”
The scary point here is that the nephew had just graduated from a technical school with a degree in auto mechanics!
If new auto mechanics don’t know what a carburetor is, then how difficult is it going to be to teach Millenials how to fly?
Alas, here is a list of some, but not all, of the problems with teaching them to become pilots. [Read more…]