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Federal Aviation Act Of 1958

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Unfortunately, aviation policies are often “reactive.” The passage of the Federal Aviation Act of 1958 was due to a series of midair collisions after the introduction of jet aircraft. There has been a steady growth in air travel ever since then. As indicated by the Allegiant Airlines case, the runway incursion incident could be greatly attributed to the lack of airfield familiarity or proper communication skills. Taxiing aircraft – especially modern airplanes with high bypass engines – currently requires considerably more skill and practice than was necessary in the past. While the airport operator’s training requirement is standardized, the airline practices still differ. The best course of action would be to standardize and regulate
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