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FAA expands safety reporting program

Washington – The Federal Aviation Administration, in partnership with the National Air Traffic Controllers Association, has implemented a safety reporting program intended to allow certain employees within the agency to raise safety concerns without fear of retaliation.
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Fit to fly

New requirements aim to make pilots more prepared, less fatigued
The Federal Aviation Administration recently updated its requirements for commercial pilot qualification and training. But new scheduling requirements aimed at reducing fatigue have some pilot associations, safety advocates and lawmakers questioning why cargo pilots have been excluded.
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OIG begins audit of helicopter ambulance safety

Washington – An audit has begun on the Federal Aviation Administration’s progress on improving the safety of helicopter air ambulance operations, as requested by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Aviation Subcommittee in April.
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