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Scientists to measure ash stirred from 1912 Alaska eruption

...satellite imagery, they look for all intents and purposes like an eruption cloud," Wallace said.That makes jet airline pilots nervous. If ash reaches 20,000 feet, it's considered a major threat to trans-continental aircraft because...

...has an unbelievably low probability," said John Cox, president and CEO of Safety Operating Systems and a former airline pilot and accident investigator. "To have two in a just a few months of each other is certainly unprecedented."The first...
Wide coalition forms to oppose marijuana legalization

...although there is no court test yet.Industries that work under federal safety laws, such as trucking, pipelines and airline pilots, operate under strict federal rules that are not affected by state legalizations, but any business not under federal...
Report: Planes in fatal collision were operating on different frequencies

...frequency commonly used in that area, according to an NTSB factual report released this week.Earp, a veteran Alaska Airlines pilot, told the NTSB he didn't see the other plane until moments before the collision on July 30, 2011, near Talkeetna...
Russia inspiring new Rotaract clubs in Alaska

When retired American Airline pilot and legendary Alaskan Aviator, Fred Chambers, started the first Rotary Club on the Kenai Peninsula in 1979, the Iron Curtain...
Young, Republicans seek to arm pilots, put officers at airport screeners

...chairs the House Transportation Committee, introduced legislation that says the government ''shall not'' stop airline pilots from carrying guns if they meet certain training standards and the airlines agree to allow such weapons. In contrast...
It's a boat, it's a plane: Prototype 'Gweduck' aircraft takes flight

...three ate burgers on the beach with local pilots. "I will fly the next one we build." Knutson is a retired Delta Airlines pilot and Schoeggl retired early from Microsoft before he got his pilot's license. The Gweduck is the first of what the...
World champ squash player hits around in Soldotna

...a group of "squashies," according to Fitz-Gerald. A noted part of that community is Mark Alger, an Alaskan Airlines pilot. Alger won the U.S. National Championships (amateur) in 1981. In 1999, he moved to Palmer and decided to build...

...proposal has a chance Young's bill aims to arm airline pilots Urban bear darted in Anchorage Oil company...were unusually large Young's bill aims to arm airline pilots Fairbanks man pleads no contest to molesting girl...

...Mellick dies St. Michael voters keep alcohol prohibition District attorney takes job with attorney general Airline pilot convicted on fish and game charges Anchorage trail watch volunteers begin training Police identify body found...


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