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Do Commercial Pilots Really “Suck” at Manual Flying?

Do pilots really “suck” at manual flying, as a soon-to-be-released FAA report suggests? Airbus Captain and author Eric “Cap’n Aux” Auxier explores this disturbing possibility.
by Eric Auxier
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Around the World in 80 Jumpseats

While the ability to travel for free is a definite perk of being an airline pilot, the ability to ride in the jumpseat is more of a necessary evil. It is small and uncomfortable, but it can also be the difference between a pilo...
by Eric Auxier
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Cap’n Dillon’s Ecstatic Adventure!

NYCA columnist Eric "Cap'n Aux" Auxier takes flight with Dillon, a young man with cerebral palsy who pursues his dream of flight.
by Eric Auxier
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Meet the Doogie Howser M.D. of the Airline Industry

Aditya Palnitkar is an incredibly accomplished young man. Not only is he a world traveller who speaks several languages, he is also an author and businessman.
by Eric Auxier
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FLYING A FALLEN HERO

Eric Auxier shares the memorable experience of being a captain on a fallen soldier's final flight home.
by Eric Auxier
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