New Flight Rules Are a Heavy Load

This article originally appeared in The American. Click here to read the full article

By Ike Brannon

Rarely does Congress pass legislation so irredeemably flawed that it simultaneously hurts producers and consumers while decreasing safety, but the FAA’s recent implementation of legislation requiring that all pilots have at least 1,500 hours of flight time before sitting in the cockpit of a commercial plane achieves that trifecta.