Pilot Photo, 'Biometric' Components Not Incorporated In New
Saying, “This looks like a Three Stooges episode,”
U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Republican
leader John L. Mica (R-FL) called the FAA's "faltering attempt" to
produce an effective, tamper-proof license for thousands of
commercial passenger airline pilots another "fiasco."
AirTran Airways announced Thursday it has reached a tentative
agreement on terms of a new five-year pilot collective bargaining
agreement with the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA).
AirTran Airways has more than 1,700 pilots represented by ALPA.
Two Organizations Will Hold Consecutive Meetings In February In
NATA and the NBAA have announced plans to coordinate NATA's 2011
FBO Leadership Conference, taking place February 7-8, 2011, with
NBAA's Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference, being held February
The Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association (SWAPA) received
official notice Thursday from the company that the negotiated
profitability-based raise in the pilots' contract has earned them a
3 percent raise for 2010.
AN/DVS-1 COBRA System Allows MQ-8B To Conduct Unmanned Aerial
Recon In Littoral Areas
The Navy successfully conducted the first flight test of the
Coastal Battlefield Reconnaissance and Analysis (COBRA) Block I
system at Yuma Proving Ground, AZ on October 13, testing the
system's performance on the MQ-8B Fire Scout vertical take-off
unmanned aerial vehicle.
Meritorious Service Award Given During Special Session At
NBAA's first-ever second-day General Session, held Wednesday at
the Association's Annual Meeting & Convention in Atlanta, was a
celebration of heroes that culminated with presentation of NBAA's
2010 Meritorious Service Award to golfing legend, businessman and
American icon Arnold Palmer.
A small airliner with 21 people, including the flight crew, on
board went down in the Democratic Republic of Congo after a
crocodile got away from the passenger that had smuggled it on board
causing what was described as panic on board the aircraft. Only one
person survived the accident.