By late 2018, U.S. airlines will be required to give pilots extra training in manual flying skills and in how to actively monitor an airliner’s flight path, but a government watchdog says FAA guidance on exactly how to do that is lagging. The finding comes from a Transportation Department Office of the Inspector General (OIG) audit of the FAA’s handling of two interdependent safety issues related to highly automated cockpits—ineffective monitoring of the systems and ...
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