US Congress moved closer to raising the commercial pilot retirement age from 60 to 65, with the House voting unanimously late Tuesday to support the Fair Treatment for Experienced Pilots Act (HR 4343). Senate sources told ATWOnline they were hopeful the legislation will be considered in the upper house this week. FAA already has proposed raising the age limit, but legislators claim the agency will take too long to introduce a new rule. "It is imperative that we move this critical piece of ...

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