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    Posted on January 8, 2013 To

    Pilot Shortage May Be on the Horizon

    With the federally mandated retirement age looming for many pilots, some experts are predicting that the United States may be facing a pilot shortage soon. Thousands of new rules for pilots regarding training and rest are kicking in this year, so some say the shortage of pilots may be coming as early as 2013. One of the new rules requires co-pilots to have as many flight hours as captains in the cockpit. With the mandatory…

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    Posted on January 1, 1998 To

    Making a $110-Million Crash Settlement Fly

    By Pallasch, Abdon M. On Halloween in 1994, 30-mile-an-hour winds whipped rain horizontally into people’s faces. Umbrellas blew inside out. The Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers struggled to play football at Soldier Field. Nine-thousand feet above northwest Indiana, American Eagle Flight 4184 from Indianapolis circled, waiting to land at O’Hare International Airport. The winds were lighter up there, but twice the co-pilot warned the pilot that freezing drizzle was coating the wings with ice….

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    Posted on September 12, 1996 To

    Sioux City Air Crash Suit Settles for $15 Million

    A Barrington man whose wife and only child were killed in the 1989 Sioux City, Iowa, plane crash settled his Cook County lawsuit Thursday morning for $15 million and obtained one defendant’s acknowledgment of fault for its role in the accident. Plaintiff lawyer Robert A. Clifford and his client, Terry Brown, refused to settle his wrongful-death suit until General Electric Co., the designer of the plane’s engine that exploded, acknowledged fault for the crash of…

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