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2014: An Oshkosh Odyssey!

GONNA BE THERE? This Saturday, July 26, I will be hosting a   BOOK LAUNCH PARTY and SIGNING for   “There I Wuz! Adventures From 3 Decades in the Sky” (https://www.createspace.com/4758123) at ORD (Chicago O’Hare)’s TOTES AWESOME Aviation store, AVIATION UNIVERSE! Join me, along with owners Lora, Richard, and their faithful labs Wilbur and Orville! I’ll be […]

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Top 10 Things to Never Say to a Pilot

… Woot!! Today is the official day for the print release of There I Wuz! Direct Link: https://www.createspace.com/4758123 …and don’t miss our Book Release party at Aviation Universe @ ORD on Saturday, July 26th at 12pm! Visit http://aviationuniverse.us for directions and details! And now . . . Excuse me while I punch you in the face. […]

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In Memorium: MH17

In Memorium of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash in Eastern Ukraine today, the Cap’n Aux post, “Top 10 Things to Never Say to a Pilot” will be on blackout for 24 hours. The blog will post Friday, 7/18 at 1100 MST/1800 GMT. For more information on MH17, see: Story: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-28354856 What we know: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-28357880 Photo of MH17 departing Schiphol […]

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COUNTDOWN . . . to Zero Separation!

LET THE COUNTDOWN(S) BEGIN!! Gang, LOTS of exciting stuff coming up! The much-awaited print release of my new book, THERE I WUZ! Adventures From 3 Decades in the Sky, NOW available at: http://amazon.com/author/ericauxier Also on 7/18, don’t miss Disney’s awesome new animated film, “Planes: Fire & Rescue.” As you’ll recall, Disney invited me to a private screening last […]

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#BIF: Is the Pilot Shortage Really Looming?

A Blogging in Formation Special! On the first day of each month, our team of eight pilot-bloggers join forces to discuss an important, cutting edge aviation topic. This month it’s my turn! But first: Once Upon a Time . . .   Hotlink: http://vimeo.com/99199549 And now . . . The topic I’ve chosen to discuss for this […]

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Are You the BEST Pilot You Can Be?

THE PILOT FACTOR A book by Jean Denis Marcellin “A cockpit needs a Manager. An airplane needs a Leader.”The Pilot Factor We pilots tend to think of ourselves as Type A problem solvers, and have an innate disdain for all that “touchy-feely charm school stuff.” Emotional sensitivity is for sissies—I’m Captain Kirk, dammit!  Enter Jean Denis […]

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