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Graduates of CTI programs became eligible to apply to FAA foremployment as developmental controllers without having to attend the FAA Academy.May 13, 1990:The FAA Depot at the Aeronautical Center was renamed theFAA Logistics Center.May 15, 1990:The President'sCommission on Aviation Security and Terrorism released its report,which focused on the bombing of Pan American Flight 103 (see Dec 21, 1988).The report includedcriticism of FAA and recommendations for improving security and combating terrorism.Among itsrecommendations, the report suggested that FAA: elevate is security division to a position reportingdirectly to the Administrator (see Jun 14, 1990); appoint federal security managers to manage security atdomestic airports (see Oct 1, 1991); launch a research and development program to produce techniques andequipment to detect small amounts of plastic explosives (see Nov 16, 1990); and make public notificationof threats to civil aviation under certain circumstances.Jun 1, 1990:The U.S. Secretary of State and Soviet Foreign Minister signed an agreement providingfor expanded air servicebetween their two countries.The accord was one of several pacts concluded inthe context of a Washington summit meeting between Presidents Bush and Gorbachev.DOT subsequentlyauthorized several airlines to provide new service to Soviet airports.On Jun 17, 1991, Alaska Airlinesbecame the first U.S. carrier to offer scheduled service from the West Coast to the Soviet Far East. (SeeApr 29, 1986, and May 25, 1993.)Jun 5, 1990:FAA issued an Airworthiness Directive requiringmodifications to the hydraulic system ofcertain DC-10 aircraftto guard against possible loss of the flight control system.(See Jul 19, 1989.)Jun 13, 1990:FAA dedicated its firstchild care centerto be built "from the ground up" in a ceremony atthe Aeronautical Center.Jun 14, 1990:Secretary Skinner announced that he intended to create anOffice of Intelligence andSecurity within OST, and that its Director would be Coast Guard Vice Admiral Clyde E. Robbins.At thesame time, Administrator Busey announced the new FAA position of Assistant Administrator for CivilAviation Security (see Jul 20, 1990).The actions were in part a response to recommendations of thePresident's Commission on Aviation Security and Terrorism (see May 15, 1990).Jul 10, 1990:The U.S.Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit upheld FAA's random drug testingprogram for the aviation industry.(See Nov 21, 1988, and Jul 25, 1991).Jul 20, 1990:AN FAA directive issued this date established thenew position of Assistant Administratorfor Civil Aviation Securityin response to a recommendation by the President's Commission on AviationSecurity and Terrorism (see May 15, 1990).Orlo K. Steele, a retired Marine Major General, was appointedto fill that position on Nov 1.On Nov 23, FAA announced a new structure for the security organization.AScientific Staff was created to advise Steele, and four new offices were established to handle: Policy andPlanning; Program and Resource Management; Operations; and Intelligence.

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