Organization Suggests Limiting Pilot Flying Hours to Battle Fatigue and Aviation Accidents

April 17th, 2014 | Aviation accident

Due to the long, sometimes around-the-clock hours some businesses and company executives work, it is easy to understand how the pilots who fly these individuals around the country and world can quickly become fatigued. Some experts believe the physical wear this fatigue can have is one of the greatest dangers in the aviation industry today… Read More

FAA issues pilot fatigue rule

December 27th, 2011 | Aviation articles

December 26, 2011 The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued a rule on December 21 to limit pilots’ flight and duty hours, according to Occupational Health and Safety. Under the new rule, flight time will be limited to eight or nine hours. The 10-hour minimum rest period is a two hour increase from the old rules.… Read More