Pilot/columnist Justin Schlechter examines what might have happened in the cockpit over the Atlantic on June 1st, 2009.
“You’re an airline pilot?” I was asked in a very serious tone. “I’ve got a real bone to pick with you guys!” the rant continued…
Blaring headlines of the First Lady’s supposed brush with death were hysterically overhyped, says this airline pilot.
In the Broadway Musical “Annie Get Your Gun”, Annie Oakley bellows in the final scene “Anything you can do, I can do better! I can do anything better than you!” If airplanes could talk, I’m pretty sure that Boeing’s latest 747 variant, the B747-8F, would say the same thing to its predecessor! Let’s get something […]
Out of sight and out of mind is such an easy mindset to fall into, but down a winding jetway, a flight crew sits in the front of a widebody airliner and truly feels badly for the delays that mother nature is throwing at their customers this cold wintry night.
Few stop to think about what their flight crew is doing after they disembark at the end of their journey. Millions tune-in to watch the exciting lives of pilots and flight attendants in their free time on TV. But what really goes on?
Airline pilot and NYCAviation columnist Justin Schlechter gives us a glimpse into the flightdeck while pilots manage the stresses of trying to land in Japan immediately after the catastrophic earthquake and tsunami.