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.
In late June, members of the PASS Air Traffic Organization (ATO) Safety Team held a national meeting in Atlanta, Ga., that coincided with the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) conference and exposition. The ASSE conference is an annual event providing an opportunity for Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) professionals to learn from recognized speakers, visit with vendors and informational booths, and connect with other safety professionals. The event in Atlanta was the ideal chance for the ATO Safety Team not only to meet and plan for the future, but also to learn important safety-related information and updates.
Giving back to local communities and having a positive impact on others are characteristics on which PASS members have always prided themselves. Last week, Florida PASS members Anthony Finklea and Doug Lowe took it upon themselves to help coordinate and participate in the Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals (OBAP) Aviation Career Education (ACE) Camp in Orlando. OBAP’s ACE Academy, which is endorsed by the FAA, provides middle and high school students opportunities to learn more about careers in aviation.
As PASS members know, PASS has partnered with the FAA and NATCA to promote a healthier work environment, including tips and advice on how to stay Fully Charged. One way to stay healthy and alert—and, in this case, win prizes—is to take part in the FAA’s Step Into Sports Challenge.
Today, the Professional Aviation Safety Specialists, AFL-CIO, the union that represents over 11,000 Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) employees, is praising lawmakers for passing FAA reauthorization legislation that does not privatize the air traffic control system. The bill, which was passed by the House on Monday and the Senate today, is expected to be signed by the president prior to July 15, the date the current extension is set to expire.
Today, Mike Perrone, president of the Professional Aviation Safety Specialists, AFL-CIO (PASS), the union that represents over 11,000 Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) employees, released the following statement in response to the agreement to extend FAA authorization through September 2017: