For this month's Readers' Review: "Drown" -- the debut collection of short stories by Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Junot Diaz. Twenty years ago, Diaz published ten heart-breaking tales about a fragmented family from the Dominican Republic finding their way in 1980s America.
Pilot fatigue has been implicated in fatal airline crashes, yet even today, pilots are frequently required to be on duty for stretches of 18 hours or more without rest. A panel talks about why pilots often are not rested when they fly, the airlines’ new "alertness management" initiative, and proposed changes to FAA requirements.
- Dr. Mark Rosekind Alertness Solutions
- Peggy Gilligan deputy associate administrator, Federal Aviation Administration
- Capt. Rand Harrell Air Line Pilots Association
- Capt. Al Prest vice president of operations for the Air Transport Association
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