Babbitt vows action on pilot fatigue

Claiming that current rules on pilot rest date back to "the propeller era," FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt on Wednesday criticized a "one size fits all" federal standard that fails to account for commuter pilots' more stressful workday. Stakeholders from across the aviation spectrum are currently studying the issue, and their findings are due by Sept. 1. "We will close the gap, and we will have a rule," Babbitt vowed in Wednesday's speech before the Air Line Pilots Association.

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