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Pilots and Mandatory Retirement

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Pilots and Mandatory Retirement

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Pilots and Mandatory Retirement

Pilots and Mandatory Retirement

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Federal law requires commercial pilots to retire at age 60. Some in Congress want to see the mandatory retirement age raised.

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Capt. Joseph "Ike" Eichelkraut, president, Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association