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Single-pilot operations only after thorough investigation, EASA says

European Aviation Safety Agency's proposal draws flak from pilots who say it is too risky

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Aneesh Phadnis Mumbai
Single-pilot operations will be gradually introduced but only after a thorough investigation and appropriate due diligence at all levels, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has said amid criticism of its proposal from aviators across the globe.

EASA is supporting original equipment manufacturers and airlines that are looking at future new concepts of operations for large passenger transport planes. The proposal was discussed at the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), United Nations’ aviation body, but no formal resolution was passed by the 184 member countries at the general assembly at its recent session.

"However, it will likely be considered further

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First Published: Nov 25 2022 | 3:33 PM IST

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