Debate flares over recent congressional FAA safety change

October 21st, 2010 | Aviation articles

A recent congressional safety change requiring 1,500 hours of flying experience for co-pilots—the same previously required for pilots—has the aviation industry up in arms. The current co-pilot requirement is 250 hours. According to an ABC News article, the roles of co-pilots and pilots have changed over the years and both are expected to have the… Read More