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Speech – “Dream Big, Build Big”

By George Hatcher

“Dream Big, Build Big” J. Randolph Babbitt, Washington, DC February 9, 2011 Good morning, and thank you, George . For those of you who were with us last year, you might remember that this conference came at the apex of Snowmageddon, about 22 inches as I recall. I was the opening speaker but I... »

Statement of J. Randolph Babbitt, Administrator Before the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Subcommittee on Aviation, on Reauthorization of the Federal Aviation Administration Programs

By George Hatcher

Chairman Petri, Congressman Costello, Members of the Subcommittee: Thank you for the opportunity to appear before you today to discuss the need to pass comprehensive reauthorization legislation for the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) programs. Before I begin my statement, I would like to acknowledge the many changes that have occurred to this Committee and... »

Harrison Ford

By George Hatcher

Wright Memorial Dinner Good evening, and thank you, Lisa . I’ve got to tell you … I had to resist the go-to move to, in the interest of safety, to spend some time talking about why doing “Indiana Jones” style stunts in an airplane would be a really, reallybad idea. But that’s not what... »

Driving Toward NextGen

By George Hatcher

Williams Trophy Luncheon Thank you, David , and thank you to the Washington Airports Task Force for giving me the opportunity to participate in this celebration. Make no mistake about this: Gary Kelly and Southwest Airlines are serious. Over the last year and a half, I’ve been making a steady drumbeat for NextGen. Southwest... »

Number of Serious Runway Incursions Cut in Half

By George Hatcher

Thank you, Laura (Brown). And thank you to everyone for coming to Logan today. I want to share with you some very good news about runway safety in the United States. This year we have cut the number of serious runway incursions in half. It’s the second year in a row we’ve cut the... »

RSS Plane Crash News


  • Air Consumer.gov
  • AirCrashConsultants
  • Airfleets
  • Airliners.net
  • AOPA
  • Bird Strike Database
  • Bird Strike Database Query
  • EASA
  • FAA
  • Find A Pilot
  • Frixo
  • IATA
  • International Civil Aviation Organization
  • Montreal Convention MC99 English
  • Nasa
  • NOAA
  • NTSB
  • RITA
  • U.S. Office of Special Counsel
July 2018
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  • #Share and #Retweet! @ErinBrockovich to head the EPA!! https://t.co/hM1tVx57BW
    about 11 hours ago
  • ErinBrockovich for #EPAAdmin @FLOTUS @Melania1STLady @IvankaTrump @TiffanyATrump @jaredkushner @donlemon Tiffany… https://t.co/uxU0Dkpw5V
    about 11 hours ago
  • Mexico's Damojh says steep take-off caused Cuba plane crash https://t.co/lnITGvhs7l
    about 13 hours ago
  • Multiple school buses collide in Burlington Co.; 35 injured https://t.co/V3gWqeCEj3 via @6abc
    about 14 hours ago
  • 17 dead in bus-trailer collision near Matiari https://t.co/4At3JqgnbW
    about 16 hours ago