Archive for 2010

Fall Term Papers Added

Robert Chapin
2010-12-06T19:57:31+00:00
Runway incursions by category.

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I am happy to present two term papers that I just finished writing at Eastern Michigan University:

Challenges Faced by Airline Pilots

and

Runway Incursions 2000–2010: Is Safety Improving?

These papers contain the results of a survey that I conducted as part of my research. Many hours of study were devoted to these assignments, and I am proud of the results!

6 Dec 2010

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From the Captain’s Seat

Robert Chapin
2014-01-31T02:51:37+00:00
Robert Chapin at airport parking.

Before flying over Ann Arbor, Nov. 2008.

 

Today marks a new beginning in aviation for me.  The morning weather is perfect, the wind is lively, and I am absorbing knowledge of airplanes like a sponge.

Auspiciously, I received a letter from the Federal Aviation Administration as I was leaving to go to the airport.  Its contents were totally unremarkable, yet provided some light reading when I arrived a few minutes early.

My decision to embark on this career path comes after years of informal study and preparation for the formal and extremely professional journey ahead.

26 Apr 2010

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