"As with all skilled labor professions, the future outlook is great. Not a lot of competition, and tons of opening positions. The only downside is with the overall economy - during a downturn, aerospace is hit hard, fast..."
"It's hard work, you need mechanical aptitude. Some days can have very long hours, some work is very frustrating, it's physically intensive and you sometimes need to fit into very small spaces to do work. Few aircraft hangers are air conditioned..."