Expertise climbs with age in Constantine “Gus” Sarkos’s Fire Safety Branch at the FAA’s William J. Hughes Technical Center, where the cumulative fire safety experience for his two dozen engineers is close to 600 years, and you’re “young” if you are under the age of 50. Indeed, far from being over the hill, the Tech Center gang remains relevant on a global scale. Most recently the branch spearheaded a testing campaign that has led to international ...


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