From the October 1980 magazine.

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Flying High

Many of these items are contrary to AA philosophy. Their publication here does not mean that the Grapevine endorses or approves them; they are offered solely for your information.

It is widely believed that, airline pilots are just as likely to have drinking problems as the rest of the population. Yet until a decade ago, few alcoholic pilots came to official attention before drinking had so damaged their bodies that the problem was noticed in routine medical examinations.

Then, the government started a program in which those with drinking problems, identified...

-- Jane E. Brody