Pilots receive full pay only for the time they spend working in the air, which is a fraction of their day. They receive no compensation if a flight is delayed or canceled for maintenance. This is a look at one pilot's day recently:
SOURCE: | By April Umminger and Larry Nista - The Washington Post - August 4, 2009
Loudoun Investigates Local Pilot 'Crash Pads' Article | Loudoun County zoning officials have launched an investigation into a Sterling Park boardinghouse that was the subject of a Washington Post article Tuesday that examined the living conditions of some of the nation's regional airline pilots.