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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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Returning to the Nest

NOTICES TO AIRMEN! Download the Excellent CRM book, The Pilot Factor for FREE through 1/8/15! Written by People of the Sky’s JD Marcellin, an airline pilot and Human Factors expert, the book is chock full of entertaining wisdom that will make you a better pilot! http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00KEFBITI  (And, NO, I don’t make a red cent off this […]

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True Confessions of a Regional Pilot!

For those of you dreaming of an airline pilot career, here’s an interview with a regional pilot that’s already living your dream! Does reality meet his expectations? Let’s find out!   Interview with Jonny McB, Regional Pilot. Quality of life and loving your job is everything, whether carrying 50 passengers to Fargo or 300 to Rio […]

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