Why Senior Citizens Should Fly

Raphael, Todd
April 2001
Workforce (10928332);Apr2001, Vol. 80 Issue 4, p96
Presents a commentary on a rule of the United States (U.S.) Federal Aviation Administration that prohibits all pilots to operate an airplane at age 60. Analysis on health issues associated to the ability of senior pilots to operate a plane despite their age; Importance of experience over age in the profession of commercial aeronautics; Effect of the rule on the labor shortage among pilots in the U.S.


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