The House is scheduled to consider a bill Feb. 11 that would require FAA to conduct a formal rulemaking if it plans to require pilots and air traffic controllers with a body mass index (BMI) of 40 or more to undergo testing for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). The bill, H.R.3578, which cleared the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee in December, was introduced by House aviation subcommittee Chairman Frank LoBiondo (R-N.J.) in late November after Federal Air Surgeon ...
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