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Airline industry fights FAA increase in flight hours to qualify as a pilot

February 6, 2013

Blunted by strong industry opposition, the Federal Aviation Administration is pushing uphill to implement a broad aviation safety law enacted by Congress after the last fatal U.S. airline crash nearly four years ago, according to a report by The Department of Transportation’s Inspector General.


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Morse unveils PILOT drum handler with advanced power features

February 5, 2013

Morse Manufacturing now offers <PILOT>, a power-propelled, power lifting and pouring, walk-behind drum handler. The new and innovative design provides unsurpassed operator control, productivity and safety with:


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Whistleblowing pilot told to sign off on incomplete certification of trainee

Supervisors allegedly attempted to coerce him into signing a backdated and incorrect form
December 5, 2012

A pilot who was fired after blowing the whistle on pilot certification fraud was ordered reinstated by OSHA. The whistleblower, a pilot from Illinois, alleges that he was asked to falsify a pilot certification for a training flight he performed with another pilot.


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NTSB sets agenda for general aviation safety forum

June 15, 2012

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released the final agenda including speaker names, affiliations, and biographies for the forum on General Aviation Safety: Climbing to the Next Level, scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday, June 19 & 20.


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FAA issues new rules to prevent pilot fatigue

Estimated cost: $297, estimated benefits: $247- $470 million
December 21, 2011

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced a sweeping final rule that overhauls commercial passenger airline pilot scheduling to ensure pilots have a longer opportunity for rest before they enter the cockpit.


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NTSB opens investigation into fatal NY helicopter crash

October 13, 2011

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released preliminary information about it's investigation into the deadly crash of a private helicopter in New York's East River Oct. 4th. One passenger was killed and two sustained serious injuries in the accident.


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