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Top 10 Best of Cap’n Aux—2014!

WHAT’S THE MYSTERY? ALL will be revealed after today’s BEST OF post! Ladies and gentlemen, from the Flight Blog, Welcome Aboard Flight 2015! Per tradition, here’s our Top 10 Countdown of the Best Cap’n Aux posts from Flight 2014, voted on by YOUR clicks! Coming in at Number . . . 10. Janet, the Amazing Flying Fairey Gannet! […]

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There I Wuz! Pilots of the Caribbean

Dedicated to the memory of Virgin Islands Seaplane Shuttle Director of  Operations, Captain John Stuart-Jervis. A  former Royal Navy pilot, Captain Stuart-Jervis was tragically lost to us in 1995 while competing in Europe’s most prestigious balloon race,  inexplicably shot down by the Belarus military. “Luck means taking chances. Rolling the dice.” Looking back on the long […]

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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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Interlude: Happy Int’l Civil Aviation Day!

In 1944, the United Nations decreed that December 7 would be known as, International Civil Aviation Day. Visit http://www.icao.int/Pages/default.aspx for more info! Coincidentally, today is also “Pearl Harbor Day,” that Date which will live in infamy. Let us remember the fallen on that day that changed the world. Here are a few links for you: http://dailysignal.com/2014/12/07/21-photos-pearl-harbor-day-will-live-infamy/ […]

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NYCA: Giving Thanks to Aviation

Direct Link: http://vimeo.com/capnaux/thanksgiving Your Head’s in the Clouds. Where’s Your Heart? An NYCAviation.com Exclusive Article Direct link to this NYCA article: http://www.nycaviation.com/2014/11/heads-clouds-wheres-heart-giving-thanks-aviation-community/#.VHX6ModzU20 Giving Thanks to the Aviation Community “Every single one of you has a fascinating story to tell.”   The kevlar flight deck door shuts our world off from yours. In our “sterile cockpit,” we push buttons and […]

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