In 1942, Azriel “Al” Blackman started at American Export Airlines as an apprentice in the sheet metal shop. Still coming to work at age 91, Mr. Blackman defines what an airline mechanic should be.Read More
Carolyn J. Russo captured the beauty of airport towers across the globe in her book ‘Art of the Airport Tower’ and a striking Smithsonian Museum exhibition.
An EASA agreement with Singapore maintains safety and stimulates jobs, while an FAA agreement with Singapore reduces FAA’s surveillance duties there.
Instances in which weak sentences were imposed for shining a laser at an aircraft should be highlighted, so that future sentencing will match the severity.
A working hypothesis on the aborted SFO taxiway landing. It is too early to assume that corrective action based on early judgment will fix the problem.
Aviation maintenance professionals get little attention. Two stories merit consideration of this critical safety function performed in the hidden backyard of aviation.
An Air Traffic Control Specialist may be a dream job, but the FAA should have disclosed more of a complete description of this prospective career.