"Air does not need rescuing. But plummeting paratroopers do. Don't get confused."
Air rescues are tier 9 in the Placebo industry. Their requirement is impossibly high, which is a giveaway that these requirements will be lowered in the future much like other industries. Also, the researcher who automates this industry, Zap McNicoy, unlocks at Rank 120, which is well above the current cap of Rank 115.