Question of the Week: What Will Spark Interest Among Tomorrow's Pilots-to-Be?

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Last week, we asked AVweb readers what they thought of the quarter-million-dollar prize NASA put up in its recent Personal Air Vehicle Challenge.

41% of the readers who took time to answer our poll thought the amount was a bit excessive, given that none of the contestants really pushed the limits of innovation, but another 33% thought the prize may spur bigger (and better) entries next year.

For a full breakdown of options and reader responses, click here.
(You may be asked to register and answer, if you haven't already participated in this poll.)


With more and more pilots hanging up their aviator goggles, there are plenty of efforts underway to attract a new generation of people to flying. These days, it seems like everyone's pet initiative doubles as a recruitment tool for young pilots but which holds the most promise for getting more young people into aviation?

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