Technical Operations systems specialists are critical to the safe operation and efficient functioning of aviation communications, computer, navigation and power systems critical to safe air travel.
Aviation Safety employees, including aviation safety inspectors, oversee every aspect of the aviation industry to ensure the safety and efficiency of your flight.
Mission Support and Flight Inspection employees, such as mission specialists and procedures development specialists, provide services essential to ground- and space-based navigation systems.
Stephen Ferrara, a PASS Chapter NG3 member for the last three years, serves as an aviation safety inspector (ASI) of General Aviation operationsand PASS representative for the Farmingdale Flight Standards District Office (FSDO). Under his current title, Ferrara certifies and has oversight over office part 135 operators, part 141 operators and part 61/91 operators.
By Janine Murphy, PASS Region I PR Committee Member
Friday the 13th in March of 2015 turned out to be a good day for the Bradley Radar unit and PASS Chapter NG3!
By Richard Riggs, PASS National T-SAP Representative
The Technical Operations Safety Action Program (T-SAP) is now a national program. If the fundamental concepts of a voluntary, cooperative, non-punitive environment for the open reporting of safety concerns are adhered to, PASS is absolutely convinced T-SAP has significantly improved National Airspace System (NAS) safety for the employees we represent, and will continue to do so.
On April 1, PASS National Vice President Rich Casey participated in a collaboration panel at the Air Traffic Control Facilities/Engineering Services (ATCF/ES) managers’ forum. He was joined by ATCF Director Jodi McCarthy and NATCA Region X Vice President Mike MacDonald. The panel, which took place on the second day of the forum, was an opportunity to discuss the important role collaboration plays at the workplace with agency leaders.
By Kevin Van Haren, Engineering Services Academy Workgroup Representative
As a PASS union representative for Engineering Services in New England, I sometimes hear folks ask, “Why should I join the union? What can the union do for me?” Well, I have some pretty solid reasons for joining PASS from firsthand experience.
Membership in PASS is about more than joining a union—it is about having a voice, gaining a system of support and solidarity, and making an important investment in your future.