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Lake, Katie M. (2011, May). "A Critical Analysis of the Airline Safety and Federal Aviation Administration Extension Act of 2010." Retrieved from: http://opensiuc.lib.siu.edu/
Lake's main argument focuses upon aviation legislation implemented after an airline accident that resulted in public pressure to improve and tighten the educational and technical requirements for persons to qualify as pilots. The legislation to be implemented is the Airline Safety and Federal Aviation Administration Extension Act of 2010. The author argues that the requirements of this legislation are too stringent and that it would severely affect the supply of suitably qualified pilots to the industry. Furthermore the author appears to indicate that the nature of the requirements are not in line with the level of qualification that might otherwise be expected from graduates and that suitably qualified graduates would be pushed out of the job market by the new legislation.
While I can certainly understand the need for the most stringent of rules when it comes to placing the lives of passengers and crew into the hands of a pilot, I can also understand the point the author makes. I am inclined to agree that the new legislation is unlikely to have the intended effect, while…[continue]
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