TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Dillingham, Gerald L.
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
GAO Reports;10/30/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
45033239

 

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