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KPTV-TV, October 25
Pilots must show mental fitness to fly, but many don’t report anxiety, depression
Capt. Dennis Tajer explained to Fox 12 in Portland, Ore., that pilots are required to periodically obtain a medical certificate if they want to keep their jobs. “They go from top to bottom, not only the physical requirements needed to be airline pilot, but there’s also a requirement to evaluate mental fitness.” Watch the report...
WGN-FM, October 24
The importance of cockpit safety during your flight
Capt. Dennis Tajer talked to WGN in Chicago about the Horizon Air incident. “There’s two pilots up there for a multitude of reasons – there’s some talk of just bringing it down to one – but those two pilots averted an absolute tragedy,” he said. “Two human beings up there can make the difference between – I’ll be blunt – life and death.” Listen to the interview...
Fox News, September 15
Crisis averted...for now: Pilot reveals why planes barely avoiding tragedy as terrified passengers speak out
Capt. Dennis Tajer told Fox News that the air travel system in the U.S. is under “immense pressure,” adding that individuals who are “less seasoned” and “less experienced” are entering the industry. He also said airlines are trying to “fly as many airplanes, as much as possible.” Meanwhile, the FAA is understaffed. “It’s got all the ingredients for these incidents,” he said. Read the article...