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Friday, December 23, 2011

Pilots Suing FAA

Pilots at a major cargo carrier are suing the FAA. United Parcel Service pilots want to force the agency to apply new fatigue rules to them. The rules, announced Monday, are mandatory only for passenger carriers. Members of the Independent Pilots Association don't buy the FAA's assessment that the cost of the rules would outweigh the benefits to cargo carriers. UPS pilots say the biggest contributors to fatigue, night flying and crossing time zones, are more common for them than for passenger carriers. DOT Secretary Ray LaHood plans to meet with cargo carriers to try and convince them to voluntarily follow the new rules.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Pilots are nothing but drunken womanizers.