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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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Flash Mob: White Pilots Can Dance!

Flash Mob: White Pilots Can Dance! Flash! White Pilots Can Dance! (Sort of.) Need proof? Look no further than the American Airlines “Flash Mob” at PHX Sky Harbor Airport! Around 25 AAL employees, including Flight Attendant Bunny and Yours Truly, participated in a Flash Mob at Terminal 4, dancing to Beyonce’s “Move Your Body.” As […]

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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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