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Friday, March 25, 2011

Air Traffic Control Incident Stokes Worry


“Federal aviation safety investigators have worried for years that the fatiguing schedules that air-traffic controllers work could undermine safety, an issue that resurfaced dramatically this week when the tower at Washington’s Reagan National Airport fell silent in the wee hours.” (USA Today)

A competitive system would be safer.

FEE Timely Classic
“Government Regulation of Air Safety May Be Hazardous to Your Health” by John Semmens