Monday, January 7, 2019

STILL NO DEAL TO END THE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN AS THE PRESIDENT PREPARES TO ADDRESS THE NATION

POLITICO Playbook’s Daniel Lippman at POLITICO world headquarters in Arlington, Va. on July 6, 2016. John Shinkle/POLITICO

DANIEL LIPPMAN is a reporter for POLITICO and a co-author of POLITICO’s Playbook.

WEBSITE: https://www.politico.com

Before joining POLITICO, he was a fellow covering environmental news for E&E Publishing and a reporter for The Wall Street Journal in New York.

 

 

 

 

 

 

SOME AIRLINES GROUNDED DUE TO THE PILOT SHORTAGE

TOM HAINES, Award winning author, Pilot  and Senior Vice President,for Media and Outreach of  Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) is doing something about it. He’s been working on a number of initiatives: reaching out to high schools through the STEM program. Haines is Senior Vice President, for Media and Outreach for AOPA. He is also an award-winning author, and a 3,500-hour Commercial pilot with multiengine, instrument, and seaplane ratings, and holds type ratings in Eclipse 500 and Cessna CJ business jets and a second-in-command type rating in the North American B-25. He owns a Beech A36 Bonanza. Haines was named editor in chief of AOPA Pilot in 1994. Under his leadership, AOPA has expanded its media properties to include Flight Training magazine and a host of electronic media. He is the co-anchor of the weekly video magazine AOPA Live This Week. His staff also manages AOPA’s presence at regional fly-ins and air shows.