Question of the Week: Getting Antsy for FAA Reauthorization?

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Last week, we asked AVweb readers whether they buy into concerns about safety problems on the regional airlines.

Most do, with 40% of those who took a moment to answer our question saying that overworked, underpaid, and underappreciated pilots and airline staff equals potential disaster. Another 36% said there was still investigation to be done into the matter but recommended federal oversight authorities look closely and objectively at working conditions and maintenance.

For a complete (real-time) breakdown of reader responses, click here.
(You may be asked to register and answer if you haven't already participated in this poll.)


Quite a few groups and individuals are tired of waiting months and years for the new FAA reauthorization bill. Others are in no particular hurry to set up the new status quo. This week, we'd like to know where you stand.

Should Congress be putting more effort into passing the FAA reauthorization bill?
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