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Subject: Re: FAA to issue new, cheaper pilot licenses Date: 7/21/2004 9:48 AM
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The FAA said generally light sport aircraft are safer than private aircraft because they fly so low and so slow.

Safer to whom? Mixing in the lack of experience, training, maintenance, and the occasional beer, the risks escalate. They don't get on Funniest Videos and Real because the flight was uneventful. Not saying the license path should be as rigorous as PP, but it's not a trivial thing, either.

Richard
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