Articles tagged “colgan air”

Pilots Group Says Proposed Training Changes Would Lead to ‘Pilot Puppy Mills’

Pilots Group Says Proposed Training Changes Would Lead to ‘Pilot Puppy Mills’

Kevin Freking, Associated Press

The 2009 crash of Colgan Air flight 3407 was linked to pilot exhaustion and a lack of training. Training for regional airline pilots was made more rigorous in the years after the crash, and now the U.S. House of Representatives wants to loosen things up again. That's a big fail.

2 years ago

FAA Issues New Pilot Training Rule to Fix Colgan Air Deficiencies

Dennis Schaal, Skift

The FAA has been fairly rigorous in taking remedial steps to respond to the Colgan Air crash even if sometimes the bureaucracy moves very slowly.

6 years ago