Tag "professional-pilots"

January 19, 2015

When Hell Freezes Over

So this is a winter twist: Being from California – and flying from California – we don’t deal with winter ops on a daily basis. Last night we flew into Bozeman Montana. All of the high risk factors were there: high elevation, mountainous, nighttime, freezing temps, snow, and marginal weather to shoot an approach.  …

October 24, 2013

Automation Nation

Are we letting the computers fly too much? I believe so, I know many of my blogging colleagues would also agree.  We seem to be going backward – better technology, but crappier pilots. I have noticed that training vendors for professional pilots tend to assume that you know how to fly the airplane and they…