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Top Letters And Comments, December 14, 2018 »

This week's letters brought comments from readers about fuel sump points on a Decathlon, autonomous vehicles, flying the night shift, carbon monoxide poisoning, and myths about lift. More

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Canada Tightens Crew Rest... »

Eighteen months after a serious fatigue-related close call at San Francisco Airport involving an Air Canada airliner, Canada has announced it’s... More

The Pilot’s Lounge... »

Every year there are a few accidents in which carbon monoxide poisoning is a factor. The toxic gas is odorless and colorless—and the manner in which it... More

Sleep Is Underrated »

The drone of engines and the soft white noise of a radar room are soporifics more powerful than high school English class. It's not so bad falling asleep,... More

Tandem Jump Separation Was... »

A skydiving instructor who fell to his death in a tandem jump in Lebanon, Maine last September committed suicide according to the Maine Medical... More

Sleeping Pilot Overflies... »

Australian authorities are investigating after a sleeping pilot overflew his destination by 30 miles before waking up and turning around. More

Pilot Age—Just A Number? »

Advancing age has its benefits when it comes to flying—wisdom and experience are two, and perhaps greater financial security to allow us to indulge our... More