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Volume 29, Number 52a, December 26, 2022
Regional Airlines Reject ALPA Claims Of ATP Surplus
The Regional Airline Association is accusing the Air Line Pilots Association of “gatekeeping” to limit the supply of pilots and ensure the continuation of fat contracts for its members. “It is long past time for industry and policymakers to call[…]   Read this article
Caught Between the Doors of Perception
Recent prog charts resembled a Picasso fantasy as bulging lines of barbed cold fronts swept across the contiguous United States, riding curvaceous isobars, compressed like muscles ready to unleash the Weather Channel’s doomsday chorus to the latest Bomb Cyclone: “O’[…]   Read this article
Aircraft Spruce 'Everything for Planes & Pilots'
Apollo 8 Remembered
When Time placed Apollo 8 astronauts Frank Borman, Jim Lovell and William Anders on its cover as Men of the Year, it soon followed that the crew and the mission itself saved 1968 on that astonishing Christmas Eve 54 years[…] Read this article

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JetBlue Flight Evacuated After Laptop Fire
More than 160 people, fresh from a stay in Barbados, were evacuated to the cold snowy asphalt at JFK on Saturday after what may have been a laptop fire. The aircraft was at terminal 5 when the cabin began filling[…] Read this article

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Passenger Killed In Attempted Beach Landing (Updated)
A former mayor of Santa Monica, Rex Minter, 95, died after the Cessna 150A in which he was a passenger flipped during a forced landing on Santa Monica Beach just south of the pier on Thursday. The unidentified pilot is[…] Read this article

Airport Alleges Unauthorized C-17 Damaged Runway (Updated)
Authorities at a regional airport in Oklahoma say an Air Force C-17 that dropped in unannounced last weekend may have caused serious damage to its runway. Stillwater Regional Airport issued a statement saying the C-17, which was dropping off a[…] Read this article

Top Letters And Comments, December 23, 2022
Smarter Than Direct I have discovered recently, using the electronic aids such as foreflight and fltplan, that accepting what must be the accumulated knowledge of what gets issued as clearances versus what WE think we’d like to do…in many cases[…] Read this article