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Industry panel weighs rolling back aviation safety rules
An influential industry panel is considering asking the government to eliminate or scale back dozens of aviation safety rules, including one on airline pilot qualifications
Exhausted Pilots Own Up To Sleeping In The Cockpit
New concerns raised about stress on pilots in the air, airlines sound safety alarm.
A Go-Slow Approach To Immigration Reform (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES DEEP DIVISIONS: House Republicans delivered a sharp reality check to the prospect of overhauling the nation’s immigration system, with lawmakers declaring Wednesday evening that the House not only rejects the Senate’s comprehensive plan passed two ...
Schumer Wants Other Countries to Adopt U.S. Airline Standards
Sen. Chuck Schumer wants other countries to train their pilots just as extensively as American airlines have to. “There is no reason that American passenger should be put at risk by poorly trained pilots in other countries,” Schumer, D-N.Y., said during a press conference at...
Boeing 777 Records First Fatalities in Its 18 Year History
The Boeing 777, considered one of safest aircrafts in the sky, recorded the first fatalities since it was launched 18 years ago when the Asiana Airlines crashed at San Francisco Airport today. "The triple-7 is one of the safest airplanes in use, it's been a marvelous bird," ABC News' aviation
20/20 5/3: Secret Confessions
True confessions she. Best they know all they see all and now they leave us alone. Roberts giving up the goods instead of A convicted crook confessing what makes a house irresistible to Iran. This is a good house to this is perfect How to not house broken share dressers. their dirty little secrets.
Confessions of a Pilot
Go inside the cockpit for the surprising truth about what we really should be afraid of.
Lufthansa, United Express Jets Clip Each Other at Dulles Airport in Washington
Lufthansa and United Express planes clipped each other on a taxiway at Dulles Airport, causing no apparent injuries, officials told ABC News affiliate WJLA . The collision occurred at 3:15 p.m. on the taxiway in front of Gate A, according to a spokesman for Dulles Airport in Washington, D.C. Fire
Sleepy Pilot Mistakes Planet for Oncoming Plane, Sends Passenger Jet Into Dive
A sleepy pilot who mistook the planet Venus for an oncoming plane sent his Air Canada jet into a steep dive that bounced passengers off the ceiling, injuring 16, and nearly caused a collision with a real plane flying 1,000 feet lower. Air Canada initially described the injuries to 14 passengers and
Sleeping Pilots: New Rules in Place
FAA is imposing tough new rules to prevent pilot fatigue a factor in so many crashes. So the changes really make flying safer ABC's chief investigative correspondent Brian Ross has been following the problem of pilots too tired to fly. The new pilot fatigue rules are meant to prevent accidents like