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FAA issues final rule on pilot fatigue
21 December 2011

FAA issues final rule on pilot fatigue

21 December 2011

The U.S.  Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued a final rule that overhauls commercial passenger airline pilot scheduling to ensure pilots have a longer opportunity for rest before they enter the cockpit. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) was pleased with the new rule but also voiced concerns on the limitation to Part 121 carriers. Fatigue has […]