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Aviation company inspires rural Alaska students

...controls to students, but also the importance of math, physics and communication skills to becoming a successful commercial pilot.But more importantly, to the high school and middle school kids she visits, Seaver represents a tangible example...
Francis John Parsons

...a hike, on the long Southeast Alaska summer evenings.After retiring from the Coast Guard in 1986, he became a commercial pilot and began to fly passengers and freight for Channel Flying and Taku River Lodge. When health issues put an end to...
Crew, controller faulted in 2013 cargo plane crash

ANCHORAGE - Two Anchorage commercial pilots flying in a holding pattern in stormy weather outside Dillingham failed to maintain sufficient altitude before their plane crashed...
Sterling flight instructor wins national award

...this particular moment it seems like there's a real spurt of people in this area who want to fly. The demand for commercial pilots is growing," he said. "There's hope for general aviation in the future for sure."
Aborted landing preceded fatal crash

ANCHORAGE - A commercial pilot was at the controls of a single-engine airplane that crashed...Lilly's aunt, Barbara Brown, said Lilly had worked as a commercial pilot in Kodiak flying Cessna 206 airplanes. He owned the single-engine...
Rene Marie Pisel Walker

...July 15, 1963 in Fort Dix, NJ to Gary Pisel and Jan Schwank. Her father was in the Air Force and later became a commercial pilot. She was raised in New Jersey, Minneapolis, and the Seattle area. When her parents divorced she moved with her...
Deering & Deering

...Rod Stewart." MorganMorgan, a Juneau resident for the past three years, plays in two local bands. He is also a commercial pilot, ferrying passengers, cargo, mail and other things between Juneau and Kake, Hoonah, Skagway, and Haines.Morgan...
Whales are labeled hazard to aircraft

...But time was on his side that day and gave him a good story instead one his passenger will never forget. Judy, a commercial pilot, flew to the islands near Kake last weekend to pick up two U.S. Forest Service employees bound for Petersburg...
New plane technology aims to cut air deaths

Seven years ago commercial pilot Jimmy Wright was flying near Angoon when he apparently lost control of his plane in a snow squall and crashed on a beach. Wright...
FAA wants passengers to play bigger role in air safety

...Alaska. In the air taxi category, for instance, the state had a third of the U.S. crashes logged last year. Commercial pilots feel pressures from passengers who want to get home, consult a doctor, or arrive in time for their sister's wedding...


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