Jon first flew in a glider aged seven, and after that he never wanted to do anything else. He has flown both helicopters and aeroplanes professionally, and in his spare time is a contributor to various aviation publications. He started Get Into Flying as a way to tell people what he's been saying for years. "If I can do it, you can too."
Hill Helicopters announced their clean sheet design earlier this year and now say that the new aircraft will fly in 2022 with their own turbine engine.
The 2020 outlook published by Boeing highlights the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, but predicts only a 5% drop in new pilots required over the next 20 years.