May 30, 2015

Some airline pilots don’t want cameras

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Authorities debating whether the benefits outweigh the risks The debate over video cameras in airplane cockpits is heating up, as a string of high-profile aviation disasters prompt concerns over whether accident investigators have sufficient information. The United Nations’ aviation arm is expected to make a big push later this year to install video cameras in airliner cockpits, [...]

GAO report: Airline pilot shortage? Not clear

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WASHINGTON – Regional airlines report difficulty over the past year in finding enough pilots to hire, but it isn’t clear whether there is a shortage of pilots, a government watchdog said in a report released Friday. Researchers found “mixed evidence” of a shortage, said the Government Accountability Office. A key economic indicator supports the emergence [...]