Pilot Fatigue

Pilot Fatigue

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...

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.

Guests

Capt. Al Prest

vice president of operations for the Air Transport Association

Capt. Rand Harrell

Air Line Pilots Association

Peggy Gilligan

deputy associate administrator, Federal Aviation Administration

Dr. Mark Rosekind

Alertness Solutions

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