Unlicensed Mechanic

Air Maintenance in Crisis

Tuesday, May 26, 2009
By George Hatcher

George’s Point of View Oversight is one of those words in the English language that bothers me because it means the opposite of itself. An oversight is something that was missed. Something that is over-looked is something that was not seen. That smudge on my windshield after a car wash–that is an oversight. The... »

Is Justice Done?

Monday, May 5, 2008
By George Hatcher

It has been officially determined that helicoptor pilot Philip Heney’s death in a helicoptor crash is due to negligence by Skytech Aviation, who allowed the work of unlicensed mechanics to go unsupervised. The accident happened hours after Skytech Aviation released the Robinson R22 after extensive maintenance. John Horrell and licensed aircraft maintenance engineer Ronald... »

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