FAA nails commuter airline for faking pilot records
The training and pay of commuter, or regional, airline pilots has been under scrutiny since the crash of a Colgan Air flight near Buffalo in February and the followup investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board. Now the Federal Aviation Administration has fined a Florida airline $1.3 million for faking the records of its pilots' working hours. The captain of the Colgan flight had trained with the airline's affiliated pilot-training school. Read more here.