US FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt yesterday said there is an "extreme need to refocus on professionalism" among airline pilots, citing the "recent very sad example" of two Northwest Airlines A320 pilots who "lost total situational awareness" and overflew their intended destination of Minneapolis-St. Paul. FAA last week revoked the licenses of the pilots, who flew 150 mi. past MSP, following the National Transportation Safety Board's release of their comments during interviews with board ...

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