Monthly Archives: January 2016

Secondary Barriers Must Be Mandatory

Authored by Captain Jerry Timmerman, Delta B737 Fifteen years ago, at the end of a prosperous decade, our planet was thrown into chaos when four U.S. passenger airplanes were hijacked and turned into missiles. Emotional, economic, and enduring scars from September … Continue reading

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THE TIME IS NOW TO REGULATE LITHIUM BATTERIES

By Captain Chuck Dyer, FedEx  MEC Chairman My fellow pilots at FedEx are engaged in a struggle that I believe poses one of the greatest threats to our pilots’ health and professional welfare imaginable. As you may recall, a few years … Continue reading

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Congress must act to ensure the safety of lithium battery shipments by air

Published  in The Hill & Leadership from the Cockpit on December 30, 2015 By Capt. Tim Canoll Airlines have been making news lately for imposing restrictions on certain items aboard aircraft. An all-out ban on hoverboards and limitations on e-cigarettes … Continue reading

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