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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"I strongly believe that FAA must not waver in
undertaking this rulemaking; it must be done expeditiously and with
great rigor. While some folks with a vested interest in cutting
airline costs would argue that 1,500 hours is too harsh a
requirement, I would point to the National Transportation Safety
Board findings that the crash of Colgan Flight 3407 was
attributable largely to pilot inexperience and error."
Source: Excerpt from a letter from Senator
Charles Schumer (D-NY) to FAA administrator Randy Babbitt.