The NTSB recently issued its 2019-20 Most Wanted List, and prominent among the top 10 is “Improve the Safety of Part 135 Aircraft Flight Operations.” As a former charter pilot, I ground my teeth a little bit when I read the headline that the FAA does not require on-demand flights to “meet the same safety requirements as commercial airlines.” I have seen that statement many times over the years, and I have a timeworn “apples and oranges” response as to ...


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