Unfairly Meted?

It appears that the FAA has a double standard when it comes to violations of its own employees. In the March 23 late-night Reagan Washington National Airport tower incident, the supervisor who was asleep at this position received a suspension, but the two Northwest Airlines pilots who overflew their...

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