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  • New Aircraft The Pilots
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    Heavy Weather at American Airlines Business Week Heavy Weather at American Jan. 27 1997 pg 32 There is a big shake up at American Airlines. The pilots want more money but management has already spent it. Another strike you say. Yip, looks like it. The chief executive of American Airlines was stunned when on January 8, by an overwhelming vote, pilots rejected a tentative contract. Pilots then got a message from the company president saying 'For the first time in many years, we fear for the future...
  • Years Major Airline Accidents
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    The Safety Problem in Americas Commercial Airline Industry By Dale Allen November 30, 1998 1989 has been a year in which both aviation experts and spokesmen. For the flying public have expressed intensified concern over what they perceive to be a substantial deterioration in the safety of Americas passenger airline operations. In the first nine months of 1989 alone, there have been ten fatal air crashes involving large transport-category planes owned by U.S. based carriers (Ott p. 28). This comp...
  • Armed Sky Marshal
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    I've been against it and I've been for it. Then I changed my mind and was against it again. Finally, I think I have come to an inescapable conclusion. I am for it. I will be criticized for voicing my opinion on this subject and some will even declare that I am a heretic to the faith for making the declaration. Let them rant. I have decided. Arm the pilots; put firearms into the cockpit of passenger airline flights. There. I've said it. The fact is that a firearm is the best deterrent possible ag...
  • Pilot And Flight Attendants
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    In these following paragraphs I will be explaining the responsibilities, salary, education and training required, employment rules, and much more about pilot and flight attendants. To become a flight attendant you are required to be at least 20 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED. You must also be willing to relocate to any of the flight attendant bases and at your own expense for whichever airlines your working for. Also, some airlines require you to have a valid passport or fore...
  • Your Piloting License
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    A Rewarding Career? You Tell Me Do you enjoy travel? Are you looking for a career that will allow you to do so? Perhaps you should think about becoming a pilot. If you do so, you " ll have to think about what it takes to become a pilot, things like schooling, the demands of actually being a pilot, and what it takes to make it to the top as well along with the rewards of doing so. The first step in becoming a pilot is your schooling. Most aeronautical colleges will advise you to go to a two year ...
  • Canadian Pilots
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    Canadian pilots, who had come from the war, did not stop flying. Some brought planes back from the war and did stunts over fairs. 0 ther pilots got jobs as bush pilots. Mining & Oil companies needed ways to get people and supplies to remote areas. Bush pilots opened the doors of Northern Canada, by flying people and supplies to mineral- & oil-rich regions. The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) was established in 1924. Early RCAF toke surveys, watched out for forest fires, patrolled for smuggler al...
  • Types Of Pilot Jobs
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    Out of many careers, there is a great deal of training required to succeed in the world today. The thought of most people is that the more education you seek, the more money you can make. Doctors, lawyers, and many others must go to school far more than the regular 4 years of post education. Nevertheless, I feel pilots don't make enough money for all the cost, risk, and training required. "Lake Powell flight 659, turn heading 340 o, cleared for ILS 34 R into Salt Lake City". You begin your decen...
  • Drinking Rules
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    18 January 2001 The Article EN 1020 18 January 2001 The Article? British Airways sacks pilots seen drinking before flight? , talks about how pilots abuse the drinking rules set up by the airlines. One of the airlines, British Airways, announced that they had fired two of their pilots because they had been filmed while drinking and they were due to fly the very next day. The whole issue started when Channel Four broadcasted a program concerning the abuse of alcohol among pilots and crewmembers. T...

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