If you take alot of commuter flights in the U.S., you may not want to read this article: The Reality of a Pilot’s Life Defies a Glamorous Stereotype – NYTimes.com. It’s much worse than the title suggests. Not only is the commuter pilot’s life not glamourous, but it difficult to the point that it poses a danger to those that fly with them.
If you do live in the U.S., you should start by sharing this with your local political representative. It poses a real yet preventable danger. I hope changes are made soon.