AIP funding defined by statute, regulations and extensive guidance After entitlement dollars allocated, Cost/Benefit test decides priorities Announcements Season: some Congressional claims DUBIOUS The Airport Improvement Program (AIP) provides grants to public agencies —…Read More
Faceless Washington Bureaucrats NATA selects one whose face should be known Dorenda Baker It is an all too common tactic for politicians to garner positive reactions from their outside-the-beltway constituents by attacking “faceless Washington bureaucrats.” It…
18 Administrators since 1961, each making unique contributions.
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.
FAA website says no impact to safety or oversight TRUE There are impacts on people, processes and NextGen As a public service, below is an attempt to catalogue what is and what is not…
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.
Jim Ballough mastered the engineering aspects of aviation, but more significantly, he was a world class expert in caring about all in aviation safety.
A lengthy, praise-filled resume is proof of Dick’s important and lasting impact on aviation. A great man who did great things for our business.