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aviation

Do You Love Aviation?

Do You Love Aviation? I think if you were to ask a group of pilots ranging from private pilots to airline pilots if they love aviation, most would say yes.  In fact I would say that the word passion might even be a better word.  Most professional pilots have devoted their li ...

Pilot Humor

What is Inside a Pilot Brain?

What is Inside a Pilots Brain? There are lots of things that go on inside a pilot brain.  The longer you have worked or flown as a pilot, the more complex and developed the pilot brain becomes.  This is a fun way of looking at the threats and nuisances that a pilot has to pr ...

aviation articles

Garbage Aviation Articles and How to Avoid Them

Garbage Aviation Articles Here I go, about to open my mouth and most likely offend someone, but I am going to do it anyway.  There are a lot of articles about aviation out there.  Getting good information is hard enough to begin with without having to sift through the validi ...

airplane cups

Airplane Cups Frequently Asked Questions

Airplane Cups Frequently Asked Questions Some of the most common questions about airplane cups and bringing beverages onto the plane. Can you take a cup of coffee on an airplane?  Yes you can with one caveat.  The TSA in all their wisdom of trying to prevent threats from hap ...

pilot retirement

Why We Have the Best Airline Pilot Retirement Gift

Why We Have the Best Airline Pilot Retirement Gift There is  going to be a massive retirement boom Occuring in the worlds airline pilot population in the next ten years.  Boeing estimates that we will need 212,000 in the US alone in the next 20 or so years.  That is a pretty ...

pilot gear on amazon

The Problem with Buying Pilot Gear on Amazon

The Problem with Buying Pilot Gear on Amazon There exists a problem with buying pilot gear on Amazon.  Amazon is king, no doubt but a lot of people really do not understand how Amazon works so they take a lot for granted on that platform With the exception of a very few case ...