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Just When You Thought it Safe to Go Back in the Sky—Flight for Sanity!

Just When You Thought it Safe to Go Back in the Sky—Flight for Sanity! Flight for Sanity! Imagine, if you will, a world in which a maverick wildcard wins the presidency. Where airlines race each other to the bottom line, dragging quality, workers, pay—and worst of all, safety—down with them. And, where conscientious pilots face retaliation […]

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Safety: A Frightfully Serious Matter

Safety-A Frightfully Serious Matter . . . THIS POST IS DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF “THE PILOT’S PILOT” BOB HOOVER Cap’n Aux shares his thoughts for pilots on the lessons Bob Hoover taught us all . . . Direct Link: https://vimeo.com/capnaux/hoover Both Chuck Yeager and Jimmy Doolittle called Hoover the best stick-and-rudder pilot they’d ever seen. From […]

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Are You the BEST Pilot You Can Be?

THE PILOT FACTOR A book by Jean Denis Marcellin “A cockpit needs a Manager. An airplane needs a Leader.”The Pilot Factor We pilots tend to think of ourselves as Type A problem solvers, and have an innate disdain for all that “touchy-feely charm school stuff.” Emotional sensitivity is for sissies—I’m Captain Kirk, dammit!  Enter Jean Denis […]

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