Tag Archives: Don Brown

History Repeating Itself?

Today is the 30th Anniversary of the PATCO strike.  Regardless of whether you believe they were right or wrong, the controllers of PATCO stood up for what they believed in.  Don Brown wrote this post this morning and WWVB had … Continue reading

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Hard Choices

I recently wrote about the furlough of 4,000 FAA employees.  Delta and United raised their rates to reflect the difference in aviation taxes the FAA is no longer authorized to collect.  Consumers who choose those airlines are, in essence, helping … Continue reading

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Blakey – Blech!

Some in the aviation world may have heard that Marion Blakey, former FAA Administrator, is slated to receive an award.  It crossed my mind to write down and share my thoughts about it, but the truth is, I can’t stand … Continue reading

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Little Said

Yes, I know I haven’t posted anything recently.  Luckily, there are others who can get to their keyboards more often than I can. Latest posts on ERAM from Don Brown at Get The Flick can be found here and here. … Continue reading

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Let’s Really Address Fatigue; Not Look for Scapegoats

I just heard that Hank Krakowski, FAA Chief Operating Officer (COO), tendered his resignation in the wake of the recent negative press of controllers and supervisors falling asleep on midnight shifts.  I admit, I’m not a fan of his and … Continue reading

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Watching and Waiting

As Paul said in his last post on the Follies, it’s been awhile. The Main Bang and Potomac Current and Undertow went offline, Jurassic Bark’s been silent, WWVB hasn’t touched ATC issues in quite some time, Don Brown is focusing … Continue reading

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