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Up in the Air


FAA's New "Pilot Fitness Aviation Rulemaking" Proves Wrong Philosophy

Friday, May 29, 2015
In response to the mental illness Read full post...

Magic Numbers: Connecting Skill with Pilot Hours

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

The Minnesota blizzard was a sharp contrast to the Cancun sunshine we’d just left a few hours earlier. Since I’d flown the first leg, it was my first officer’s turn to fly back and land at MSP. ATIS had informed us that the weather was just barely above minimums, but braking action was still good. A few airplanes had initiated missed approaches, so we knew we had a good challenge ahead. To add to the joy, there was a gusty crosswind that was going to test all of our skills. Since it was a long flight for a Boeing 727-200, we didn’t have a lot of extra fuel to play around with either. Read full post...


A Letter from Your PIlot

Monday, April 06, 2015

A Letter From Your Pilot: the Germanwings Tragedy Read full post...


My Response to Germanwings Crash

Saturday, March 28, 2015
Anytime there is an aircraft accident or incident Read full post...