Tag Archives: Pilots

Seaplanes collide in mid-air during Alaskan cruise shore excursion resulting in multiple Princess cruise passengers’ fatalities – Did the pilots violate the See and Avoid rule?

According to reports, half a dozen Princess Cruise passengers have died in a horrific mid-air collision incident. The tour – Misty Fjords National Monument by Seaplane (with Wilderness Landing) – was booked through Princess Cruises, either on board or on … Continue reading

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"Cannabis Employees Now Outnumber Pilots and Librarians in America"

The title of this post is the title of this new Civilized piece with an interesting factoid about employment in the marijuana industry. Here are the particulars (with links from the original to a notable infographic): If there's any marker … Continue reading

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European Court Finds for British Pilots

Earlier today the European Court of Justice ruled that British Airways must calculate holiday pay for pilots according to the pilots' overall earnings as opposed to their base pay. See UK Pilots Claim 'Victory' Over BA on Holiday Pay, BBC,… … Continue reading

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Brazilians Sentence American Pilots to Prison: Not in Best Interests of Safety

In many countries, criminal prosecution of those involved in aviation accidents is the rule, not the exception. For example, the French courts began a criminal investigation almost immediately after the crash of Air France Flight 447. The Indonesian legal system … Continue reading

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Brazil judge convicts two US pilots but suspends prison

by Sara M. Langston with the blog faculty Source: Associated Press SAO PAULO – A Brazilian federal judge has convicted two American pilots for their role in an airline crash that killed 154 people, but ordered them to perform more … Continue reading

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