“Integrity Under Pressure” (August 2010, page 42) was interesting, but needed some reality. When you are the mechanic with a wife, kids and a mortgage and management knows that jobs for mechanics are tight, the pressure is on. At Eastern Air Lines I presented forged log pages to the union and was told I would be fired. Later, working as a maintenance supervisor at another major carrier I had a team of technicians ready to do a Boeing 737 B check, but a broken printer meant there was no ...


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