Rehab that puts alcoholic pilots back in the cockpit ALPA sponsored study which resulted in peer identification and referral Now the recovery rate of pilots graduates of Hims is exemplary CBS highlights the success The image…
Mr. & Mrs. Babbitt at Aero Club “Wright Memorial Brothers Award” dinner with the 2010 Recipient, Harrison Ford Captain Babbitt receives ACW’s Engen Award for Aviation Excellence Babbitt worked in all spheres of aviation 2017…
The juxtaposition of the excellent 2016 safety record and these industry messages serve to remind all aviation professionals to remain constantly aware of risks.
Washington is not a place where the players advertise their positions. In absence of clear messages, one must read tea leaves. Neither NATCA, a proponent, nor ALPA, an opponent of ATC Privatization, has reasserted its position on the Shuster proposal, which may be insignificant or may be an inkling of their lack of prioritization.
The FAA issued a very short press release on its issuance of its Final Rule on the 3rd Class Medical Certificate. As with so much in Washington, what agency states in the issuance of a rule and what was truly behind it may have some degrees of variance.
A bill instructing the FAA to direct that the airlines install secondary cockpit barriers has been introduced.
LEAP, a preventative program developed by United and ALPA, requires all of its pilots return for added training.
The Airline Pilot Association recently took strong positions on two high profile issues against two Washington aviation trade associations with considerable policy-making clout. In a time when aviation consensus is critical to passage of the FAA Reauthorization, such discord is problematic.