Back to Squawk list
  • 0

Airline Pilots Unite Against Single-Pilot Cargo Aircraft Proposal

Enviado há
 
FAA reauthorization legislation includes funding for a study that backers say could solve the pilot shortage. (www.flyingmag.com) Mais...

Sort type: [Top] [Newest]


Highflyer1950
Highflyer1950 2
Stupid is as stupid does! If the aircraft requires two pilots then it requires two pilots whether it be cargo, pax, ferry flights, test flight, whatever. Single engine, light twin or other single pilot certified aircraft are already covered in the Regs!
ffrcobra1
ffrcobra1 4
Well, you’d think the same logic would apply to rest requirements to avoid fatigue, but cargo pilot’s are allowed a longer duty day. Apparently they don’t tire as quickly as passenger plane drivers. Or, could it be that the cargo industry greases the wheels of power more liberially than the passenger industry. When a cargo plane plows into a populated area the FAA will do their usual “we’re shocked and are going to do something about it” routine, just like they did with the CFM56 fan blades after the SW incident back in April.
Highflyer1950
Highflyer1950 4
Agree

Entrar

Não tem uma conta? Registre-se agora (gratuito) para funcionalidades personalizáveis, alertas de vôo e mais!
Esse site utiliza cookies. Ao usá-lo e continuar a navegar, você concorda com isso.
Ignorar
Você sabia que o rastreamento de voos da FlightAware é patrocinado por anúncios?
Você pode nos ajudar a manter o FlightAware gratuito, permitindo anúncios de FlightAware.com. Trabalhamos muito para manter nossa publicidade relevante e discreta para criar uma ótima experiência. É rápido e fácil permitir anúncios no FlightAware ou, caso prefira, considere nossas contas premium.
Ignorar