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.
Mr. Kern was an Ace in all dimensions of his life. His past contributions will be remembered; we are all better for having John as a friend and as an aviation safety expert.
Congratulations to Earl Lawrence and Marke Gibson! Both were selected based on their impressive resumes. Great selections and great challenges!
NTSB Chairman Hart has done such a great job honoring the memory of the Judge, that nothing can be added. Here are his words about a man who was greatly admired.
Welcome to the RAA leadership role, Ms. Black.
Edwin Colodny, 89, US Airways’ chief executive officer from 1975 to 1991, will be joining the passengers on this historic final trip.