Tag "careers"

May 10, 2013

The Last Bush Pilots: A Review

I have two constants when it comes to my book-reading life. I read anything written by a fellow pilot, but I almost never read non-fiction. In this case I am really glad I broke one of my rules to read Captain Eric Auxier’s novel titled, The Last Bush Pilots. The funny thing is it’s hard…

February 10, 2013

Flying careers are a fickle mistress

Flying careers are a fickle mistress Two pro pilots meet for the first time and inevitably they will quiz each other on how they came to be in their current role. It’s fascinating that it would even be worthy of discussion and yet this tradition is repeated everyday in two-man cockpits across the globe. You…

January 13, 2013

Entry-Level Flying Jobs

I was conversing with one of our readers over Facebook and the question came up about first flying job after getting your ratings. I built most of my time flight instructing and if you asked pilots in the US, 90% of them did it this way as well. But what alternates are out there? Here…