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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Returning to the Nest

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Aviation: One Big Happy Family!

Note: Folks, at the very moment this blog is posting, I am knee-deep in a radio interview and talk, back in the town and college where I first attended flight school.  So, for today, I have turned the flight blog over to my good buddy, Michael Lothrop. Michael, you have the controls! —Cap’n Aux The Aviation Community: One […]

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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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