Aviation Safety: Information on the Safety Effects of Modifying the Age Standard for Commercial Pilots

Dillingham, Gerald L.
October 2009
GAO Reports;10/30/2009, p1
Government Documents
The article presents a study on the effect of creating an age standard for commercial pilots, conducted by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO). The research stresses that modification of age standard for pilots is intended to achieve aviation safety which is needed to ensure proper physiological and psychological functions of the pilots. It also explains that as the pilot's age increases the need for medical attention also increases.


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