Tag Archives for " pilot "

Finding Your Balance

  You had plans. …and then you got stuck in Oakland. In Oslo. In Omaha, Nebraska. Weather. Aircraft swap. Maintenance. Flow. Crew rest. Staffing insufficiencies. Reflowed. Repositioned. Everything

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Peanut Butter Goes Better With Jelly

I sit around in my room for hours on end, drinking tea and listening to The Sleep Playlist on Spotify.  I curl up with a book, the only interruption being the frequent whistles of a text messages from

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From Cabin To Cockpit

I’ve started another project, because of course, I need one more thing to do (sarcasm).  I’m beginning the process of becoming a pilot, which seems partly strange, as one of the statements

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The Crashpad Debacle

Crashpads are the temporary homes that airline crew members live at when their actual homes and families are not close to their assigned domiciles.  Crashpads operate in the same vein as hostels, shared

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The Flight Attendant Life

I recently had a chance to watch the new show on ABC, Pan-Am, the drama series that begins in 1963, and follows the lives of pilots and stewardesses that fly for the iconic Pan American Airlines.  The

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