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Our industry and profession are facing an unprecedented challenge and we're confronted with more uncertainty than in any of the recent industry downturns. Your advocacy for strength in unity, collective resolve, and personal leadership among our ranks is needed now more than ever.

Most of us are experiencing stress, concerns, even fear for our families health, our health, and our livelihood. Fear and stress cloud the ability to think clearly and makes it difficult to accept or make reasoned suggestions. We ask that you keep that in mind, and temper your APC participation accordingly to allow these forums to serve as a source of information, camaraderie, comfort, and even humor... as opposed to an additional stressor that none of us need right now. In that light, you may notice that APC moderation is more focused on forum users who refuse to interact well with others, so please don't be that guy.

If you do experience excessive stress or feel overwhelmed, please reach out quickly to your union or company resources for assistance. Please take inventory of the programs at your airline that may be beneficial before you think you need them, or as a resource to those pilots who need assistance. As much APC would like to help, as a virtual community we are obviously limited in that regard and unable to provide the confidentiality you may need.

Please be kind and considerate to your fellow aviators and employees, as line pilots many of us in the APC family are in the same boat as you. In the long-term this will all work itself out, we just need to pull together to get through the worst of it.

Our motto here is "Pilots Helping Pilots", and that has never been more relevant.
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