At my small company -- only 10 people -- we have to know one another's jobs, and everyone does (almost) everything. How, though, could such a system possibly apply to People Express ("Bitter Victories," August)? A pilot might be able to do a desk job, but no desk worker is going to be able to fly a plane. I am not saying to pay pilots more, or to let them unionize, but by all menas -- in recognition of their special skills and for the sake of all air travelers -- let them fly.