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Resource ID: #3657
Subject: Aviation
Source: Washington Monthly
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Washington Monthly details how the Department of Transportation requires testing of pilots for illegal drug use, but does not test them for alcohol or prescription sedatives; documents a case in which a pilot was fired for being intoxicated during a flight, yet a court ruled the airline had to reinstate him; reveals the DOT found 8,000 pilots did not report their drunk driving convictions on FAA certification applications, April 1989.

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