Everything listed under: pilot training

  • CAPA Director of Safety responds to Fox News pilot segment

    Press Contact: Russ Leighton CAPA Director of Safety (207) 551-9525 mobile   (800) 294-1224 ext. 6615 office  Captain Carl Kuwitzky CAPA President (972) 523.8815 mobile (202) 624-3540 office ck@capapilots.org Home  The Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations  (CAPA) respond to the Shepard Smith and Trace Gallagher of Fox News report on pilot training and the "pilot shortage" facing airlines http://video.foxnews.com/v/1964090893001/airlines-could-face-most-serious-pilot-...

  • CAPA responds to the Wall Street Journal report of pilot shortages

    12 November 2012 Press Contacts: Captain  Lee Collins  lcollins@capapilots.org 502.417.0572 CAPA President Captain Carl Kuwitzky (202) 624-3540 (office) ck@capapilots.org CAPA Executive VP In response to an article " Airlines Face Acute Shortage of Pilots" in the Wall Street Journal today, 12 November 2012, the Coalition of Airline Pilots Association posts this position statement and supporting talking points. We support the ATP minimum requirement for all part 121 and 135 pilots ...

  • CAPA responds to CBS This Morning story on pilot shortages

    A CBS news story this morning addresses an issue of pilot shortages due to a few factors such as the mandatory retirement age and the minimum flight requirements. You can watch the video here, as CBS News' aviation and safety expert Capt. Sullenberger and CBS travel editor Peter Greenberg report, and their opinions support our position.

  • CAPA responds to CBS News report of pilot shortages: video included

    A CBS news story this morning addresses an issue of pilot shortages due to a few factors such as the mandatory retirement age and the minimum flight requirements. You can watch the video here, as CBS News' aviation and safety expert Capt. Sullenberger and CBS travel editor Peter Greenberg report, and their opinions support our position.  Capt.

  • CAPA quoted in Chicago Tribune and Seattle Times

    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has made progress toward meeting congressionally mandated requirements to extend the amount of rest pilots can receive before duty and establish new procedures to minimize safety risks, Calvin Scovel III, ... " One consistent level of safety across the entire airline industry — from regional jets to large mainline carriers to air cargo operations — has not been achieved three years after the warning sign delivered when tired and poorly ski...

  • CAPA quoted in Chicago Tribune and Seattle Times

    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has made progress toward meeting congressionally mandated requirements to extend the amount of rest pilots can receive before duty and establish new procedures to minimize safety risks, Calvin Scovel III, ... " One consistent level of safety across the entire airline industry — from regional jets to large mainline carriers to air cargo operations — has not been achieved three years after the warning sign delivered when tired and poorly ski...

  • CAPA President called as expert on to Senate in airline safety hearing March 20

    For Immediate Release Contact: Captain Carl Kuwitzky (972) 523.8815 ckuwitzky@capapilots.org CAPA President to provide expert testimony on airline safety to Senate in “Commercial Airline Safety Oversight” hearing Washington DC 14 March 2012 The Coalition of Airline Pilots Association’s (CAPA) President, Captain Carl Kuwitzky, has been asked to present aviation expert testimony to the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation’s Aviation Subcommittee. The “Commercial Airline Safety ...