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May 26, 2007

FAA To Provide IT Security For Entire DOT

Agency Will Market IT Services To Other Agencies, Too

In an effort to save some money by sharing services, Federal Aviation Administration Chief Information Officer David Bowen announced Thursday the FAA will begin providing information technology security for the entire Department of Transportation by October.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (05.26.07)


From Operation Dear Abby to X-Ray Camp, this site offers direct links to some of the most important and most popular DoD Web Sites.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (05.26.07): Autothrottle


A flight control system feature that actuates an aircraft throttle system based on its own computation and feedback from appropriate data sources.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (05.26.07)

"The Executive Board spoke clearly this afternoon. ALPA pilots will be fully engaged in shaping any rule change."

Source: Capt. John Prater, president of the Air Line Pilots Association. In a significant departure from its longstanding opposition to changing the FAA's Age 60 mandatory retirement rule for pilots, the Executive Board of the Air Line Pilots Association, International (ALPA) voted Thursday by an overwhelming 80 percent margin to end the union's longstanding support for the current rule.

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