General aviation groups are calling on FAA to either shelve altogether or at least undertake a formal rulemaking process if it plans to pursue a requirement for obese pilots and controllers to be screened and possibly treated for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). The groups say the pending policy is unjustified by safety data and, in a letter sent last week to FAA Administrator Michael Huerta, argue that Congress has mandated formal rulemaking processes for attempts at imposing similar ...
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