Sunday, September 02, 2007

Flying Somewhere Soon?

Might want to read this first.  And, fasten  your seatbelt really tight..

Errors At Flight Control Centers On The Rise

The air traffic controllers union says experienced controllers have been leaving and operational errors increasing at key traffic control centers since the Federal Aviation Administration imposed a new contract on Labor Day 2006. Airport towers handle landings and takeoffs; Terminal Radar Approach Control or TRACONs handle planes below 15,000 feet and within 40 miles of airports; en route centers control planes at [...]

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