Hold short. Departing traffic.
Cruising by the cruise ships
I am the Comet
Mountains, Molehills, and Volcanoes
How do you handle a major personality conflict when you are paired up with someone for weeks or months at a time? Pilots work in very small spaces, and while the workplace moves, we don’t. There can be crew pairings that work out really well, others which are bad immediately, and others which fester over longer periods of time. I once heard about a crew which had been together for eight...
Way better than Airport Standby, but I’m so bored I just studied Ops Specs.
Things I Learned on a 15 Day Trip
It is possible to pack for 15 days. Three in one disposable laundry cloths rule for hotel laundry. Also, they make your suitcase smell great. I still get excited whenever I have an opportunity to fatten up my Hilton Honors points balance. Having someone else make breakfast every day is a great luxury. I should carry Starbucks via more frequently for coffee emergencies. Local restaurants...
Never Leave Home Without It
One Aviator’s Essential Packing List: Monster suitcase. Luggage Works makes a 22” rolling suitcase called the Stealth NG. It has a solid metal frame and handle. The bag is a little heavy even when empty, but makes up for it by lasting forever. My first one survived 7 years at the airlines and on the road. Just got my second and it is still the Sherman Tank of suitcases. iPhone and an extra...
Beautiful sunset descending into the clouds.