Transport: Rebuttal

Shocked when New Mexico's Bronson Cutting died in an airplane crash in Missouri, the Senate two months ago made the Federal Bureau of Air Commerce squirm by conducting an investigation during which it was charged that the Bureau's aids to flight were "dangerously inadequate" (TIME. Feb. 24). Last week the Bureau of Air Commerce delivered its rebuttal, a vote of confidence from more than 1,000 U. S. transport pilots.

Last September, before the Senate committee held its hearing, the Bureau sent a twelve-page questionnaire to all holders of U. S. transport pilot licenses....

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