FAA on Tuesday issued a final rule that will give airlines and training providers five years to upgrade flight simulators and begin more comprehensive training of pilots for stall and upset incidents as well as for crosswind and gust events. The training update, as well as two other recent FAA rules, comes as a direct consequence of the crash of the Colgan Air Q400 near Buffalo, New York, in February 2009, after the captain inappropriately responded to a stall warning system alert. The ...

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