Blind trust

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W. Morrow, 1986 - Political Science - 416 pages
Arguing that deregulation has added nearly irresistible economic pressures to a system already strained, the author, a pilot and lawyer, examines the limitations of the Federal Aviation Administration, explores the role of human performance in safety prob

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The deregulation of the airlines in 1978 has produced a serious erosion of the margin of safety for passengers, argues author Nance, a former pilot for Braniff Airlines and currently a lawyer. He ... Read full review


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John J. Nance was born in Texas and grew up in Dallas. He earned a Bachelor's Degree from SMU and a Juris Doctor from SMU School of Law, and is a licensed aerospace attorney. Nance is a decorated Air Force pilot veteran of Vietnam and Operations Desert Storm/Desert Shield, and he is also a Lieutenant Colonel in the USAF Reserve. Nance has piloted various jet aircraft and has logged over 13,000 hours of flight time in his commercial airline and Air Force careers. Nance is also an internationally recognized air safety analyst and advocate, and is the Aviation Analyst for ABC televison and the Aviation Editor for Good Morning America. His editorials have been published in newspapers nationwide, including the L. A. Times and USA Today. Nance has written non-fiction books including Splash of Colors, Blind Trust, On Shaky Ground, and What Goes Up, and fiction bestsellers including Final Approach, Scorpion Strike, Phoenix Rising, Pandora's Clock, Medusa's Child, The Last Hosatage, Blackout, Headwind and Turbulence. Pandora's Clock and Medusa's Child both aired as major, successful two-part mini-series on television.

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