If you have a story to tell, email us at: editor airfactsjournal. After my retrenchment from a Pacific island airline where I had been flying Boeing s, I returned home to Melbourne unemployed. Being in my middle fifties, I was offered no hope of a job with any of the union-dominated airlines, commuters included.
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ATC air traffic control gave my plane clearance to take off on runway 35 north at airport GFK while simultaneously allowing for a similar aircraft to depart from runway 26 west. These runways cross one another, we almost collided at AGL above ground level. Finally, my time to shine!
Last week, we received a huge response from readers when we posed the question of whether or not pilots hop in bed with flight attendants regularly while flying together. My friend, Pilot Mike said he'd never really witnessed it, but many of you replied and said otherwise. Let's look at some of your responses.
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Second Edition Now Available. As discussed in the post below, U. Although pilots are earning more, overall quality of life at many regionals is still suffering.
Your feedback was impressive, but one topic came up numerous times: the social life of a pilot. In this blog post, I will be answering your questions regarding the social life of a pilot. Check out also my new Video on my YouTube channel.
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It feels trendy— flight attendants becoming pilots. It is also an intelligent decision at the moment as private jet companies and airlines struggle to find experienced professionals to match the growing demand and pending retirement parties. So, do I want to become a pilot? How close are you to soloing?