Editor's Log

May 2011 Issue

A Little Help, Please

One of the things keeping me formally involved in aviation for almost 40 years is the usually unquestioned willingness for all members of this community—pilots, mechanics, controllers and, at least some of the time, even the FAA—to pull together and help make the "system" work for us all. Of course, it’s sometimes difficult to envision all parties are working on our behalf when we’re on a vector 180 degrees from our destination. But the reality is the system we have wouldn’t work nearly as well, or at all, if we all didn’t try to help each other out from time to time.

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