Paul Rinaldi, president of the National Air Traffic Controllers Association, has applauded the U.S. Transportation Department’s decision to mandate a minimum of two controllers for each tower across the country’s air traffic control system. The increase came after another incident involving a controller sleeping on duty, this time forcing a medical flight to rely on a Terminal Radar Approach Control to land (Aviation Daily, April 14). “Safety is our No. 1 priority. We are fully committed ...


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