Tag Archives: pilot

THE BAG!

In the past few months I’ve been traveling a lot and every time I was packing my stuff I found out that I was packing way too much, for the bag I mean. Like in the past, going to school and you need to have 20 books with you for that day but you don’t …

Typerating

That does that even mean? A type rating? There is a big misunderstanding about pilots and the aircraft they can fly. So today I’ll try to explain a little bit about the different aircraft and how it works. To start a pilot has to get a license like a car license. With a car license, you …

Turbulence

Turbulence is one of the things that frightens the most passengers on board of an aircraft. People mostly thing that the wings of an aircraft will fall off because of this or it might end up into something worse but these stories are not true. In this blog, I’ll try to explain in an easy way …

How to fly!

How to fly a plane? Easy! The formula on the right explains everything that you need to know. I promise you need nothing else. This is more or less everything they told me the first day of aviation training. I didn’t remember the formula anymore but at the time they pretended like you are going …

Autopilot

If you have anything to do with aviation you probably heard once or twice the word AUTOPILOT. Nowadays you even hear it if they talk about Cars. Who is this guy called autopilot and how does he log its flight hours? I’ll try to explain you some of the basics below. The autopilot release work …

Stereotype Pilot

The biggest stereotype might just be about being a pilot. Aviation is a relatively young profession and people ask me often about all these stereotypes and if they are true. Do all pilots have perfect eyesight? If a pilot stays in a hotel do they have sex with all flight attendants.  After the movie Flight …

Take-off

A take-off can be done by the Captain (sitting on the left) or the first-officer (sitting on the right) in the cockpit. The pilot who does this take-off is called the “Pilot Flying” (PF) the pilot who is assisting is called the “Pilot Monitoring” (PM). Today the first-officer/co-pilot will be the Pilot Flying (PF) in …