Sean Cassidy

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Name: Sean Cassidy
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Palm Beach man pays price for pointing laser at plane

Michael Fischer was fooling around with a laser pointer in a friend's backyard late one night when he heard the roar of a plane overhead.Not thinking anything of it, he turned the $5 device upward. He aimed at the light coming from the aircraft and held ... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - 11 hours ago]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

MH17: Downing of MAS plane to prompt risk review & action

Airlines and government authorities in many nations are likely poring over route maps for other potential flight risks, following the shooting down of the Malaysia Airlines (MAS) MH17 aircraft last week.Mr Sean Cassidy, an executive with the Air Line ... [Published Asian Insurance Directory - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Why Avoiding War Zones Is Jets’ Best Anti-Missile Option

For airliners, there is only one sure defense against the kind of missile linked to the shoot-down of a Malaysian jet over Ukraine: staying out of range.While the U.S. spent at least $239 million last decade studying whether commercial craft could be ... [Published Bloomberg - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Malaysia Massacre Likely to Prompt Airline Risk Reviews Elsewhere

With news of the downing of Malaysia Airlines, one of the first questions many had was why a civilian airplane was flying over such a volatile area. Separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine apparently wondered the same. "They shouldn’t be flying over our ... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

MH17: Flying Over A Conflict Region Is A Common Practice For Commercial Airlines

It sounds improbable: A commercial jet, loaded with passengers traveling from one international city to another, knowingly travels over a part of the map where armies with high-tech arsenals are actively seeking to destroy one another. Yet that scenario ... [Published International Business Times - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Blinded by the Light: Laser Pointers Banned in Ocean City

After one man’s vision was damaged and pilots and bus drivers complained of being temporarily blinded, Ocean City has banned the sale and possession of laser pointers in the Maryland resort town.The Town Council passed the ban May 19 after receiving hundreds ... [Published Dundalk Patch - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Are civilian drones safe? New York police report a close encounter.

A police helicopter's midnight encounter with a toy aircraft above New York's George Washington Bridge highlights the growing threat civilian drones can pose to air traffic.The arrest early Tuesday of two men who allegedly flew remotely controlled toy ... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Charity the big success story at Millbridge moto

THE County Down motocross community showed their generous side again when the Mourne Motorcycle Club held their eighth annual charity event last Wednesday.The event was held at the Millbridge area of Ballynahinch to raise funds for the Ballynahinch branch ... [Published Down Recorder - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Summer Event Season Puts Eyes In The Sky Over Buffalo

Look! Up In The Sky!It's summertime concert and festival season and chances are the next time you are at a large outdoor gathering, there will probably be something overhead taking your picture.Hovering aboveHow do you think drones should be used in the ... [Published WBEN 930 - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 07 2014 - Updated Jun 07 2014 - 1 reports

HOS DEBATES * USA: Tired truckers?

* New York - Do pilots need more sleep than truckers? The fight over Federal rest rules ( Photo: A tired trucker) NY,USA - Bloomberg News, by Justin Bachman -June 06, 2014: -- The people who drive large commercial trucks, fly cargo planes, ... [Published Trucks World News - Jun 07 2014]
First reported May 06 2014 - Updated May 06 2014 - 1 reports

Oregon drone testing to help determine federal regulations

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -The Federal Aviation Administration is scrambling to regulate the commercial use of unmanned aircraft systems – otherwise known as drones – and research done in Oregon will help determine the rules that all commercial drone users ... [Published KPTV.com - May 06 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Missing Malaysian jet spurs plane tracking enhancements – The Malay Mail Online

A crew member aboard a Royal New Zealand Air Force P3 Orion maritime search aircraft looks for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 April 4, 2014. Depending on enhancements ordered, the cost of plane-tracking improvements could be more than US$1 ... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Apr 09 2014]

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"i would not be the least bit surprised …. in light of the proliferation of a lot of the different types of weapons systems that are out there that there’s certainly a lot of risk assessments and a lot of threat assessments that are being revisited not just in the ukraine but in other areas of instability" says Cassidy, who also works as a captain at Alaska Airlines

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Palm Beach man pays price for pointing laser at... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - 11 hours ago]
MH17: Downing of MAS plane to prompt risk revie... [Published Asian Insurance Directory - Jul 21 2014]
Why Avoiding War Zones Is Jets’ Best Anti-Missi... [Published Bloomberg - Jul 19 2014]
Malaysia Massacre Likely to Prompt Airline Risk... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 18 2014]
MH17: Flying Over A Conflict Region Is A Common... [Published International Business Times - Jul 18 2014]
Blinded by the Light: Laser Pointers Banned in ... [Published Dundalk Patch - Jul 15 2014]
Are civilian drones safe? New York police repor... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Jul 09 2014]
Charity the big success story at Millbridge moto [Published Down Recorder - Jun 27 2014]
Summer Event Season Puts Eyes In The Sky Over B... [Published WBEN 930 - Jun 24 2014]
HOS DEBATES * USA: Tired truckers? [Published Trucks World News - Jun 07 2014]
Oregon drone testing to help determine federal ... [Published KPTV.com - May 06 2014]
Heartbleed Causing More Heartburn for OpenSSL &... [Published EE Times - Apr 14 2014]
How Heartbleed Works: The Code Behind the Inter... [Published Gizmodo - Apr 09 2014]
Missing Malaysian jet spurs plane tracking enha... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Apr 09 2014]
Commercial Drones Take Off Around the Globe; U.... [Published The Street Latest - Mar 16 2014]
Would updated black box technology solve Malays... [Published FOX Business - Video - Mar 10 2014]
Can we handle all the expected new drones? [Published PBS - Dec 14 2013]
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HOS DEBATES * USA: Tired truckers? [Published Trucks World News - Jun 07 2014]
* New York - Do pilots need more sleep than truckers? The fight over Federal rest rules ( Photo: A tired trucker) NY,USA - Bloomberg News, by Justin Bachman -June 06, 2014: -- The people who drive large commercial trucks, fly cargo planes, ...
Missing Malaysian jet spurs plane tracking enha... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Apr 09 2014]
A crew member aboard a Royal New Zealand Air Force P3 Orion maritime search aircraft looks for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 April 4, 2014. Depending on enhancements ordered, the cost of plane-tracking improvements could be more than US$1 ...
Would updated black box technology solve Malays... [Published FOX Business - Video - Mar 10 2014]
WSJ’s James Freeman, aviation consultant Mike Boyd, Chapwood Investments’ Jared Levy, and Sean Cassidy of the Airline Pilots Association discuss the mystery of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight. ...
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