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March 30th, 2012
12:45 PM ET

Veda Shook w/ Association of Flight Attendants explains how to deal with unruly kids when they disrupt a flight

Association of Flight Attendants's Veda Shook on proper response when kids refuse to put a seat belt on during flight.


Filed under: Air travel
March 29th, 2012
03:09 PM ET

Dealing with distruption in the sky – Should pilots have further psych evaluations?

Veda Shook with the Association of Flight Attendants explains standard procedure in the airline business, and how flight crews are trained to handle emergencies on a commercial flight. Shook also addresses the issue of psychological testing of pilots.

The FAA tells CNN that pilots must complete an official FAA medical application form, and have a physical examination by an FAA-designated Aviation Medical Examiner (AME). The AME does ask questions about psychological condition as part of his/her assessment, and the AME can order additional psychological testing.


Filed under: Air travel • Security
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