Interlude: #Cockpit View #A320 Low Vis. Takeoff!

#blog #avgeek #aviation #airline Folks, I’m excited to share with you a video of an extremely low-visibility, 1,000 RVR (1/8th mile in Freezing Fog) takeoff, filmed from the cockpit jumpseat! I added some subtitles and tidbits to help you enjoy the ride. HAPPY TAKEOFFS! Direct Link: —  —  —  —  —  — Related Cap’n Aux Posts: YouTube Homepage— Zen […]

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#Blogformation: What I Want Under the Christmas Tree

#blog #aviation #avgeek #christmas It’s Blogging in Formation Week!—Posts all week beginning Dec. 1   Dec. 1: iFLYblog – Brent Owens Dec. 2: Airplanista – Dan Pimentel Dec. 3: Smart Flight Training – Andrew Hartley Dec. 4: Flight to Success – Karlene Petitt Dec. 5: House of Rapp – Ron Rapp   Dec. 6: Adventures of Cap’n Aux – Eric Auxier This Month’s Theme: What I Want […]

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Cap’n Aux’s Most Inspirational Role Model

#blog #avgeek #aviation #airline Happy Thanksgiving everyone!    Folks, as most of you know by now, I’ve started writing for both Airways Magazine and My first article for NYCA caused quite a stir (mostly positive!) It’s an opinion piece about the new FAA study involving deteriorating pilot skills and cockpit automation.   It’s called, […]

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Top 10 Downers of an #Airline Career

Please join me in donating to  Typhoon Haiyan disaster relief! Text REDCROSS to 90999 to donate $10 Red Cross: Other links:      Direct link: Before/after shot of Tacloban, Philippines, a city of 220,000. —  —  —  —  — and now . . . It Ain’t All Fun ‘n Games, you know! People are […]

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#BlogFormation: #Aviation History!

—  —  —  —  — Donate NOW to Typhoon Haiyan disaster relief! Red Cross: or Text TYPHOON to 80888 to donate $10 to Salvation Army.  Other links:  —  —  —  —  — Folks, read my Airways Magazine article, now on newsstands!         In this issue (December 2013), I have the honor of reviewing […]

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The Darwin Awards—Aviation Style!

#blog #halloween #aviation #avgeek #darwinawards Ladies and Gentlemen, from the Flight Blog… HAPPY HALLOWEEN! My favorite costume:  a blind pilot!   May I present . . . —————————— THE DARWIN AWARDS—Aviation style! SPECIAL MORBID HALLOWEEN EDITION An Updated Encore Post —————————— “The Darwin Awards salute the improvement of the human genome by honoring those who accidentally remove […]

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