Industry watchers have been sitting on the edges of their seats waiting to see how the administration plans to fund the huge infrastructure investment the president has promised; and the fiscal 2018 budget request has given us some insight into their plans. And it comes as no surprise that the White House and DOT see […]
Archive for May, 2017
WANT TO BE A PILOT?
On a stormy February night in 2009, Colgan Air Flight 3407 crashed on a flight from Newark to Buffalo. The Colgan aircraft, flying under a code share arrangement with Continental Airlines, went into an aerodynamic stall from which it could not recover and crashed into a house, killing the crew, the passengers, and one person […]
WHEN THE CIRCUS CAME TO TOWN
This month, after 146 years of featuring the “Greatest Show on Earth”, Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus is giving its last performance. As with some of those things many of us have enjoyed over the years, changing tastes, higher operating costs, and in this case, animal rights activists, have forced the drop of the […]