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7 free pieces of job advice to pilots graduating during Covid-19

June 25, 2020 | Pilot job | Ask A Pilot | 1 Comment

Due to really good times in aviation in 2018 a record number of wanabee pilots signed up to pilot training. This trend continued until Covid-19 hit us all. Pilots graduating during Covid-19 will be joining an aviation industry that is on its knees. Tho …

Top 10 Corona travel tips. Make sure you don’t make the mistakes most passengers do.

June 16, 2020 | Onboard the airplane, Your holiday questions | Ask A Pilot | No Comments

You have booked the flight ticket and you’re excited that you can travel again. As the day of travel approaches you are wondering how it is to travel during Covid-19. What is travelling going to be like? Is it safe to travel during Covid-19? To ma …

Has flying manually become a forgotten skill?

June 3, 2020 | Aviation safety, Our jobs as Pilots | Ask A Pilot | 1 Comment

When the Wright brothers managed to fly for 12 seconds in dec 1903, it was with a plane with only 12 horsepower and at a height of 3- 4 meters and all manual flying skills. The level of automation today in many modern jets means that pilots rarely fly …

Headset, all you need to know

May 25, 2020 | Operationally about Aviation, Our jobs as Pilots | Ask A Pilot | No Comments

What is the best headset for pilots? If we look at some of the manufactures of aviation headsets, we quickly realize that there is a lot to choose from.  Very few of the above produces headsets for every environment, so once you know how and where …

Do pilots and cabin crew have bad dreams about flying?

May 18, 2020 | Onboard the airplane, Operationally about Aviation, Our jobs as Pilots | Ask A Pilot | No Comments

Do pilots and cabin crew have bad dreams about flying?  It’s a topic that’s rarely talked about but yes we sometimes have bad dreams. After having been in the aviation industry for 5 years and flying for 2 years, I have only had one bad dream. I a …

Can a cabin crew land a plane?

May 13, 2020 | Onboard the airplane, Operationally about Aviation | Ask A Pilot | No Comments

There has been stories about passengers landing big planes after the pilots become incapacitated. How about Cabin Crew? They already know quite a bit about flying, can they with no preparation take over from the pilots? We must say we have cheated a li …

Are plane tickets likely to go up in price?

May 4, 2020 | Operationally about Aviation, Uncategorized | Ask A Pilot | No Comments

Can you save 100’s of EUR if you book now? We believe the answer to both questions could be ”YES”.  In aviation prices are regulated by supply and demand and some that think prices of plane tickets are going to go down, uses that to support their …

How do you stay sharp when you cannot fly?

April 27, 2020 | Aviation safety | Ask A Pilot | No Comments

For the price of 5 minutes in the simulator, this is good knowledge for both training departments and pilots. The majority of all pilots are currently now grounded, due to Corona Virus Restrictions. As time goes by both airlines and pilots are faced wi …

Is now a good time to start pilot training?

April 17, 2020 | Uncategorized | Ask A Pilot | No Comments

While the Corona Virus has thrown Aviation and many other industries onto the knees, you can still find flying schools stating “now is a good time to start becoming a pilot”. It takes about 2 years to become a pilot and we all hope things will return t …

Why was the Pegasus PC2193 crash strange?

February 12, 2020 | Aviation safety | Ask A Pilot | 2 Comments

Pegasus PC2193 FEB 05 2020 We would like to start expressing our deepest sympathy towards the families, passengers, crew and Pegasus Airlines regarding the accident involving flight PC2193. According to ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization) …