Why technical content needs to go local

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80% of operational, aviation maintenance and support personnel are non-native speakers, however, all aviation industry technical documentation and technical content writing is in English. 

Given that it takes two years to train maintainers in Simplified Technical English and even proficient speakers can be tripped up by the nuances of language, technical content management teams and the aviation industry face significant challenges ahead. 

Take a look at our infographic to find out more about why an overreliance on English language is increasingly causing problems in tech doc publishing.

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