Industry experts from Airbus, Collins Aerospace, Flybe, GKN Aerospace and more share their view on tackling this ongoing challenge.

Optimistic stats suggest that women make up just 24% of the aerospace and defence workforce. At Flybe’s recent Women in Aviation and Aerospace Charter Seminar, we asked industry experts how aviation companies can diversify their workforces.

It isn’t just about gender but also tapping the best talent across all walks of society.

Suggestions include addressing misconceptions, raising awareness in schools and giving better insights into what aerospace environments are really like.

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