Tag Archives: NATCA

Can I Retire Yet?

I’m sure it’s obvious to my few, but faithful, readers, that I have not been able to get to my keyboard in quite some time.  I probably should take a page from Don Brown‘s book and retire so I can … Continue reading

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The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

It’s been almost two weeks since my last post on fatigue. In that time, the FAA has rescinded its guidance that trainees are allowed to staff the midshifts.  Good. It has also, quietly, partially rescinded its 9-hour between all shifts … Continue reading

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15,000 More Scapegoats

A few days ago I wrote this about Hank Krakowski’s “resignation:” But, in all fairness to the man, his biggest contributions to this latest mess are the staffing/hiring levels and not really addressing the fatigue issues inherent in working our … Continue reading

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