Next Generation of Aviation Professionals (NGAP)

Next Generation of Aviation Professionals (NGAP)

The NGAP initiative was launched in 2009 to help ensure that enough qualified and competent aviation professionals are available to operate, manage and maintain the future international air transport system. This is critical as a large contingent of the current generation of aviation professionals will retire, access to affordable training and education is increasingly problematic, and aviation competes with other industry sectors for highly skilled professionals. The lack of harmonized competencies in some aviation disciplines and a lack of awareness by the “next generation” of the types of aviation jobs available further compounds the challenge.

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Next Generation of Aviation Professionals (NGAP)
  • Interview with Stephanie Fiore

    Interview with Stephanie Fiore, undergraduate student in aerospace engineering at Concordia University. Stephanie Fiore shares how her passion for aviation has helped her overcome challenges in the industry.

  • Interview with Niloofar Moradi

    Interview with Niloofar Moradi, Project Engineer at Pratt & Whitney Canada.
    Niloofar Moradi shares her inspiring experience as a women and STEM professional in the aviation sector, showing us that when you put your mind to something, anything is possible.

  • A Sneak Peek into Aerospace Propulsion Research

    In this interview, Diana San Benito and Alejandro Block, PhDs in Aerospace Propulsion from Cranfield University, provide a brief intro of their doctoral research regarding innovation in aircraft propulsion. These young professionals also share insights of their trajectories in the industry and pr...