Third annual FAA International Aviation Safety Forum took place last week in Washington and some 500 aviation professionals from 50 countries shared their concerns about the challenges in maintaining safety standards in increasingly crowded skies. "Right now, the commercial fatal accident rate in the US is about two fatal accidents for every 10 million takeoffs," FAA Administrator Marion Blakey said. "The forecasts anticipate that we should expect a doubling or tripling of the amount of ...

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