Ford Airport is testing a comprehensive suite of tools that utilize UV technology, which works on a molecular level to destroy the microbiology of the virus. To combat the spread of COVID-19, it has become evident UV technology n other industries to kill the virus thus Ford Airport took the leap! The UVD Robot, which will be used in areas such as baggage claim and the security checkpoint, is the world’s first fully autonomous mobile platform. The products emit a light spectrum of 254 nanometres, which kills COVID-19 and other viruses such as the common cold. The airport also features UVC Footwear Sanitizing Station and uses a combination of ozone and UV-C light, will allow guests to sanitize their shoes in just eight seconds.
Many are worried about an aviation career has disappeared. Guess What…The airlines aren’t going anywhere! Airlines may be in financial trouble for a couple of years, but people will always want to travel!
The cause of the initial pilot shortage isn’t going away. Sixty-five is rolling around for many pilots whether there’s a pandemic or not, so they’re going to retire anyway. Many other pilots may take early retirement. The younger generation are the ones airlines think are the ones worth investing in.
Know this, the FAA will not reduced the required minimum flight hours. You probably will still have to spend a minimum of 3-5 years flying for a regional airline or a freight operation until you get enough turbine hours. As the airlines reduce the number of seats they are filling, that means more planes will need to in the air. Translation…More pilots!