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Understanding #AirAsia8501

Aircraft accident investigations serve an important purpose: to learn what happened, so we can learn from what happened.   Thank you for your patience, folks. It’s finally here!   Captain Bill Palmer’s (Understanding Air France 447) and my analysis for Airways Magazine of the tragically avoidable December, 2014 AirAsia A320 accident. The full article appears in our April […]

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The Airline Cockpit in 7 “Simple” Steps

Ladies and gentlemen, from the flight blog, this is your Cap’n speaking. I have turned on the “Looming Pilot Shortage” sign (which has been off for 30 years now), and you are free to pursue your aviation dream! Honestly, for you up-n-comers, not since the Golden Age of Air Travel (circa 1950’s) has there been […]

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Dealing with Passengers (Part III)

#blog #blogformation #avgeek #aviation NOTICES TO AIRMEN: Announcing my new eBook! Publishing on Amazon Kindle in June! —Previously Unpublished Adventures —Inflight Emergencies —You’re the Captain —Lessons Learned the Hard Way —The Stories Behind the Stories —Guest Stories by noted aviation authors —Excerpts from Upcoming Novels Life, Love, Laughs…and Tears in the Sky AND MUCH MORE! […]

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Blogging in Formation: Solo!

#blogformation #blog #avgeek #aviation It’s Blogging in Formation Week—Posts by your favorite Pilot-Bloggers! This month’s theme: SOLO! And, speaking of solo, I’d like to introduce to you a young man who is about to embark on an incredible adventure:   19-year old MIT student Matt Guthmiller hopes to become the youngest person ever to fly solo around the world! […]

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WELCOME ABOARD! Passengers, Part II: Medical Emergency!

#blog #airline #aviation #avgeek #emergency #novel>#bestseller _____ “Captain, we’ve got a passenger who’s losing consciousness.” _____ Ladies and Gentlemen, From the flight blog, this is Cap’n Aux speaking . . . On behalf of myself and First Flight Attendant Bunny, we are ecstatic to welcome you aboard the new CAPNAUX.COM! Our first post is the true […]

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MH370 & Occam’s Razor— The Simplest Explanation

#blog #airline #avgeek #aviation Note: Due to the ongoing Malaysia Airlines 370 crisis, my originally scheduled blog post has been delayed. For twelve days now, the entire world has  followed the mysterious disappearance of MH 370. Nearly two weeks filled with false leads, red herrings, wild speculation and myriad theories being bandied about, ranging from […]

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