Aviation Articles

Plan B - Alternatives to Furlough

Published: 01-04-2010
It's important to create passive income and build personal wealth for future economic downturns.

The 'New' New Year's Resolution

Published: 12-26-2009
As pilots, we know that without our health, our career is over. The standards of the FAA's First Class Physical are becoming more strict, while at the same pilots are finding less time available to care for their bodies.  Over the past decade pilots have collectively seen an increase in duty/flight time, a decrease in days off,  and a decrease in the availability of quality food choices while on a layover.  The good news is that you can easily make positive changes that can last a lifetime.

FlightPod TV - Airline Pilot Update

Published: 12-25-2009
FlightPod TV - Aviation News & Technology

When Northeast Airspace Meets Weather

Published: 10-25-2009
You're approaching STEFE at 13,000' and there are some buildups in front of you. No problem, you just go 5 or 10 miles to the south and you can avoid the bumps, right?

FlightPod TV - Hiring Scams

Published: 08-09-2009
FlightPod TV's host Michael McCoy uncovers a complex pilot hiring scam aimed at pilots considering ex-pat work abroad.  Learn about basic online security and 5 ways to prevent being a victim of online fraud.

Surviving an FAA investigation - FlightPod TV

Published: 08-04-2009
Short video by FlightPod TV on how to deal with a FAA inspection.

Tools for Getting Hired - FlightPod TV

Published: 08-04-2009
Short video by FlightPod TV to help you get hired on as a pilot.

Deadhead Pay Survey

Published: 07-08-2009
What is your company's deadhead pay policy?

Airline Pilot Apps

Published: 06-13-2009
Apple's iPhone as been in the news lately with the announcement of the mobile device's 3rd OS upgrade.

Google Voice for Pilots

Published: 05-02-2009
At its most basic level, Google Voice works like this: when you sign up you get a new phone number and then can link up to six existing phone numbers to the new GV number.

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