Question of the Week: Walk a Mile in the Airplane Makers' Shoes ...

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Last week, we asked if the FAA should take a closer look at helicopter EMS procedures and perhaps create a new class of regulations.

The largest single segment of respondents (39% of you) said existing regulations are fine; they just need to be enforced but if we group those of you who anwered with an unqualified yes and those who thought EMS regulations could be a subset of existing regulations together, then we find that even more of you (43%) are in favor of stronger regulation.

For a complete (real-time) breakdown of reader responses, click here.
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There's no question about it: Washington is down on bizjets. Now that major airplane makers like Cessna and Hawker are mounting campaigns to remind everyone why companies use them, we thought a little armchair quarterbacking might be in order. This week, we invite you to picture yourself as the head of a major airplane manufacturer, and tell us how you'd respond to the current climate:

What would you do if you were CEO of a bizjet maker?
(click to answer)

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