My Journey

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The journey to becoming a pilot isn’t always the easiest one. It all started when I was 15, Looking up to the vast blue sky and knowing I had a place up there was an indescribable feeling. Unfortunately, when you talk aviation, you talk money and sadly I had to put away that dream for[...]

How planes work | the science of flight

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For thousands of years, people have wanted to fly. Our legends and fairy tales are full of humans and animals that can fly – effortlessly gliding through the air. In real life, of course, no one can just fly into the air. We don’t have wings and a power source strong enough to keep the[...]

Pilots Who Should Not Be Pilots

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Aviation is one of those disciplines where a few weeks is a long time and a lot has been said and speculated around the recent tragedy where a German Wings Co-Pilot allegedly intentionally killed all his passengers. I would like to share an article which I thought might be a good one to demonstrate how complex[...]

6 Pilot Rules That Everyone Should Live By

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Aviate, Navigate, Communicate: In the aviation world, this is a common approach to all flying situations, especially emergency conditions. Aviation studies have found that pilots get so focused on solving a problem in an emergency that they sometimes forget to fly the airplane. In one accident involving Eastern Airlines Flight 401, the pilots became so[...]