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FAA Proposes New Pilot Training Rules

On Monday, the Federal Aviation Administration [FAA] announced its new proposed pilot training rules, about a year and a half … Continue reading

December 21, 2011, 5:46 pm
FAA Issues New Pilot Fatigue Rules

Today the FAA announced sweeping new rules to address pilot fatigue, one of the contributing factors in the Buffalo-area crash … Continue reading

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