Miracle on the Hudson—9 Years Later

Miracle on the Hudson—9 Years Later Nine years ago today, Cactus 1549 struck a flock of geese and ditched in the Hudson River. The rest, as they say, is history. An encore post . . . Miracle on the Hudson—9 Years Later The “Miracle on the Hudson” has fairly become the stuff of legend. But the […]

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#Bombogenesis and Airlines—How do Pilots Cope?

#Bombogenesis and Airlines—How do Pilots Cope? How do pilots deal with weather, and especially Ice Storms such as the recent “Bombogenesis?” Well, The Points Guy, an excellent travel blog, recently interviewed me and other pilots, such as Patrick Smith of Ask the Pilot, about that very topic. The result is an EXCELLENT and thorough article […]

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Jumpseating on the Breitling 'Round the World DC-3 Part 1!

Jumpseating on the Breitling ‘Round the World DC-3 Part 2!

Jumpseating on the Breitling ‘Round the World DC-3 Part 2! Ladies and Gentlemen, from the Flight Blog, this is Cap’n Aux speaking . . . By now you’ve heard me squawking loud and clear about my latest feature cover article in Airways Magazine, hitting bookstores, mailboxes and iPads as we speak! This week, we’ll share […]

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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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