US Air Transport Assn. earlier this week called on FAA to withdraw its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking overhauling airline training programs for aircraft crewmembers and flight dispatchers. In a sharply worded statement, the trade group called the proposal "logistically impossible to implement" and said it "seems to abandon the advancements in pilot training programs that have been instrumental in improving airline safety." ATA President and CEO James May said in a statement, "While we ...

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