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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Cap’n Aux Answers Your #AvGeek Q’s – Part IV

#aviation #airline #pilot #A320 Happy May Day! Welcome aboard Part IV (Version 1.0), of the Q’s you’ve been sending me all month.  Our last two parts in this 6 part series is a hodge podge of tech, lifestyle, career and general questions… Once again, blog reader Dave W wins the prize for most questions asked, […]

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Cap’n Aux Answers Your #Avgeek Q’s – Part III, v. 2.0!

#aviation #capnaux #blog #Airbus #A320 #airline Folks, you’ve sent me so many Q’s, I’m doing a second round of Tech Q’s.  Let’s call it, “Part 2” of Part III! This one’s a biggie, so let’s get started! NOTE: During research, I found an excellent interactive site where you can play with A320 buttons and controls. […]

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Cap’n Aux Answers Your AvGeek Q’s – Part III

#avgeek #aviation #blog #airline  ———————————————— This week, we get more technical about just how things work in the Airbus cockpit . . . . Cap’n has the aircraft! Once again, Dave W. sent in a nice round of technical Q’s, so we’ll start with some of his… Do you have to use both left / […]

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Cap’n Aux Answers Your #AvGeek Q’s – Part II

#capnaux #blog #Airbus #A320 #airline Welcome aboard Part II of our #Aviation Answers series! This week, we talk about the life of an airline pilot, and a “typical day at the office.”  But first, a couple missed questions submitted by Dave W. from last week’s “Have you Ever….” questions: 1) Have you ever been aware […]

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