Journal of Aviation/Aerospace Education & Research






Virtually no light, primary training airplanes are being produced in the United States. An exploratory study was undertaken to establish the demand for U.S.-produced light, primary training airplanes in collegiate aviation programs. The study involved both two- and four-year institutions of higher education that offer aviation programs. Data were collected from 24 randomly selected educational institutions by means of a brief questionnaire. An analysis of the data was performed to predict the demand for these airplanes. It was concluded that additional aircraft are needed to satisfy the demand.



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