A passenger jet flies past the FAA control tower at Washington's Ronald Reagan National Airport.
November 20, 2013 The FAA says physicians need to evaluate anyone with a body mass index of 40 or higher for possible obstructive sleep apnea which could cause fatigue on the job.
Feb. 16, 2009: Flowers are left in memorial near where Continental Connection Flight 3407 crashed in Clarence, N.Y. Fifty people died. Pilot fatigue was cited as a factor.
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December 21, 2011 Among the changes: Pilots must have more time off and "a 10-hour minimum rest period" prior to going on duty.
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