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Secrets of an Airline Freight Dog

Secrets of an Airline Freight Dog They call themselves, “Freight Dogs.” They belong to a mythical yet elite outfit called, The Order of the Sleepless Knights. When you go to sleep, they go to work, schlepping boxes 25,000 feet over the countryside, often in aging aircraft, some even without autopilots, through rain, sleet, snow and hail. And, […]

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The Airline Cockpit in 7 Steps—Updated!

The Airline Cockpit in 7 Steps—Updated! Ladies and gentlemen, from the flight blog, this is your Cap’n speaking. By popular demand, the following is an update of one of our most viral blog posts ever, and rightly so. Advice for you up-n-comers on your pending airline career! Following the post are  quite a few updated scholarship opportunities […]

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Confessions of a Former Airline Pilot

Confessions of a Former Airline Pilot Stop the Presses! CONGRATULATIONS to retired airline captain and Audio Narrator Thomas Block, for receiving the coveted status of Approved Producer by ACX, Amazon’s Audible platform. If you don’t already know, Mr. Block is the narrator for all of my audiobooks, from the Last Bush Pilots to the There I Wuz! series! Congratulations, Captain Block! Of […]

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Top 10 Best of Cap’n Aux—2014!

WHAT’S THE MYSTERY? ALL will be revealed after today’s BEST OF post! Ladies and gentlemen, from the Flight Blog, Welcome Aboard Flight 2015! Per tradition, here’s our Top 10 Countdown of the Best Cap’n Aux posts from Flight 2014, voted on by YOUR clicks! Coming in at Number . . . 10. Janet, the Amazing Flying Fairey Gannet! […]

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