When it comes to suggestions on what the FAA and Lockheed Martin
need to do to improve the flight service experience, the Aircraft
Owners and Pilots Association notes both entities are listening...
but pilots aren't reporting.
If this weren't so serious, we'd have to chuckle at the irony.
Hundreds of Americans who appealed to the Transportation Security
Administration to have their names removed from the homeland
security 'watch list' have a new problem to contend with, besides
extra hassles at the airport. They may also find the personal
information they submitted to TSA has been compromised.
NASA Says It Will Honor Injunction At All Facilities Until
Calling a planned White House investigation into the backgrounds
of NASA scientists and engineers a "broad inquisition," on Friday
the Ninth US Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, CA ruled
the Bush Administration has no right to conduct such checks. The
injunction gives 28 such workers at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory a
prized legal victory -- and, a dose of vindication.
As the FAA begins to implement new air routes to relieve air
traffic congestion in the busy northeast United States, local
politicians, government agencies and activist groups are lodging
complaints that range from pertinent, to whiny... to just plain
Plea Deal Nets Misdemeanor Sentence For Former Basler
A former employee of Basler Turbo Conversions in Oshkosh, WI --
who faced six counts of burglary and theft for stealing aircraft
parts valued at more than $100,000 -- received
a relatively light sentence in Winnebago County Circuit Court
The soaring demand for pilots to fill the cockpits of regional
airliners is prompting one of the nation's top collegiate flight
programs to adopt new incentives to keep its flight instructors
tied to the academic world.
"This is a tremendous vindication of the constitutional
rights of my clients, all loyal, hardworking scientists who have
dedicated their lives to the space program."
Source: Dan Stormer, attorney for 28 Jet
Propulsion Laboratory workers who filed a lawsuit against the
National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the California
Institute of Technology last August, challenging the new background
checks instituted after 9/11. Calling such investigation into the
backgrounds of NASA scientists and engineers a "broad inquisition,"
on Friday the Ninth US Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco,
CA ruled the Bush Administration has no right to conduct such