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Airlines in Canada ‘on the precipice of something bad,’ say critics

By Monique Scotti National Online Journalist, Politics Global News

The chances of passing the twice-yearly competency test required of most commercial airline pilots in Canada seems to hinge at least partly on who is doing the testing: a Transport Canada inspector, or a fellow commercial pilot.

Critics say that it’s a longstanding pattern that represents just one of a growing number of weaknesses in the system for overseeing aviation safety in Canada – weaknesses that, when put together, could help explain a recent spike in accidents and incidents in the air.

Full Story: https://globalnews.ca/news/4066244/pilot-testing-airline-safety/