NOTES: Airline Transport pilot- for aircraft engaged in air carrier service. Commercial airplane pilot- for aircraft carrying passengers for compensation or hire or for aircraft that is being operated for compensation or hire.
Private airplane pilot- may not as as pilot-in-command of a/c that is carrying passengers for compensation or hire nor act as pilot-in-command in an a/c operated for compensation or hire.
|Number of Active Pilot Certificates||1999||2000|
|Percent change from previous year||4.66||-2.78|
|Percent change from previous year||2.25||2.87|
|Percent change from previous year||1.81||-1.93|
|Percent change from previous year||-0.39||-4.41|
|Average Age of U.S. Pilots||1999||2000|
|Percent change from previous year||0.22||0.88|
|Percent change from previous year||0||0.23|
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration, Aviation Policy and Plans, available at: http//www.api.faa.gov/civilair/Doclist.asp?ID=33