Marines are flying more than the Air Force

February 14, 2018 10:31 pm marinecorpstimes.com
Marines are flying more than the Air Force

The Marine Corps’ aviators have increased their monthly flight hours per pilot, and are now flying substantially more than Air Force pilots, military officials said. Both the Marine Corps and Air Force are facing pilot shortages and aircraft readiness problems that have left a large number of aircraft grounded. But the Marine Corps says it has made strides over the last year increasing monthly flight hours. The Marines are averaging…

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