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Engine sounds heard before plane crash

...said more closely approximated the weight and balance of the plane that day was about 8,020 pounds.Rediske Air's chief pilot told investigators they do not have to record weight and balance for their single-engine airplanes but get the names...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-18/engine-sounds-heard-plane-crash
State
Bodies of 3 climbers retrieved from Mount Rainier

...vanished last May."We've talked about using it before, but never really had a need for it," said Doug Uttecht, the chief pilot at Olympia-based NorthWest Helicopters, who flew the recovery mission. "In this case, we needed to keep people...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-21/bodies-3-climbers-retrieved-mount-raini
State
Air cargo still under radar despite deaths

...the FAA's Federal Air Surgeon. Three years later, another Alaska cargo crash raised questions anew. That veteran chief pilot had a history of cocaine and alcohol arrests. Yet after he landed on the Anchorage taxi way in early 2004 he was not...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070906/sta_20060709001.shtml
News
FAA wants passengers to play bigger role in air safety

...off the pilots, said Bryan Carricaburu. He's the chief pilot for PenAir, one of oldest of the state's smaller airlines...reduction in accidents," said Carricaburu, the PenAir chief pilot. Safety issues are being discussed in some of the rural...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092902/sta_faa.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...and the couple moved to Juneau in 1945. He served as chief pilot until 1969. Their daughter Diana was born in 1953...corporate pilot for Champion International. He served as chief pilot with Southeast Skyways from 1975 to 1979. Renshaw was...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011800/Com_obits.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...to make sure we have enough,'' said Mike Rawson, chief pilot for Coastal Helicopters. The helicopter companies would...like the eagles around here,'' said Mike Rawson, chief pilot for Coastal Helicopters. ``They've become kind of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022699/Loc_helitours.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...found "that both wings separated from the fuselage in a downward direction." The NTSB reported Bowers, Hudson's chief pilot, had more than 9,000 hours of flight time, including about 2,000 in the Cessna. Autopsy tests showed no drugs...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051801/Loc_PlaneCrash.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...a lot more traffic than he liked and in weather conditions that were beyond his experience level,'' said Scott, chief pilot for Garden City Helicopters in Christchurch. Scott couldn't find Cook a job, but urged him to leave Juneau anyway...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080199/Loc_airsafety.shtml
My Turn: Good reading about good Alaskans

...sold out in 1989. Ken and Peggy Eichner's grandson, Eric, still represents the Eichner family at TEMSCO. He is chief pilot. Before and during the time Ken built TEMSCO his many experiences enabled him to compile a list of dos and don'ts...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010503/opi_myturn2.shtml
Opinion
Guardsmen recall drama of rescuing lost mushers

...Highway. Guard crews headed northeast in the Pavehawk and rescue tanker. Lt. Col. Dave Looney, the helicopter's chief pilot, said conditions were so bad, he had to fly within a 100 feet of the ground to spot the Steese Highway and land at...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021506/sta_20060215011.shtml
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