“You want to make sure with a race in which you'll be flying home with other drivers that you don't crash into them. It's happened before, and it can make for a little bit of a tense situation.”
Feds Call for More Stringent Training for MU-2 Pilots
The FAA has issued a Special Federal Aviation Regulation that mandates pilot training in the Mitsubishi MU-2. The move came more than two years after the agency completed its latest evaluation of the aircraft's relatively high accident rate, which has nevertheless fallen in recent years below rates for other popular turboprops such as the Cessna 441 and Turbo Commander.