Aviation Articles

EMB 145 Fuel Savings

Published: 04-01-2009
Here are all the aspects and phases off light in which proper planning can save fuel in the EMB-145 family of aircraft. Using all of them can typically result in a fuel savings of about 10%.

In Memoriam - FedEx Flight 80

Published: 03-22-2009
Airline Pilot Central's message to those effected by the FedEx Flight Tragedy.

Surviving the Simulator

Published: 03-02-2009
Keeping a good attitude and remembering a few key elements in this stage of your training will hopefully lead to an uneventful and successful check ride.

In Memoriam - Colgan Air Flight 3407

Published: 02-13-2009
Airline Pilot Central's message to those effected by the Colgan Airlines Tragedy.

Electronic Flight Bags from Ultramain

Published: 12-27-2008
For many pilots, the idea of an Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) is the stuff that dreams are made of (dreams geared towards reducing job-related paperwork that is). As much as we all love flying we hate the paperwork. Unfortunately paperwork is a necessary part of our job.The good news is that with the advances in technology and newly certified products, some visionary airlines have realized the vision of a paperless cockpit and are saving money in the process.

A Pilot's Poem

Published: 12-23-2008
To all my comrades, uniformed in black and blue, this holiday message goes out to you. Whether in a hotel or on a red-eye all night, Merry Christmas to all, and to all, a good flight!

NTSB Recommends Inspection Of PW2037 Engines

Published: 10-16-2008
In a letter to the FAA Administrator, the Acting Chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), Mark Rosenker, has requested immediate action by the FAA due to concerns over engine failures.

Interviews: To Prep or Not Prep?

Published: 09-10-2008
Interview prep with a consultant is not for everyone. You must decide to what degree you are going to prepare for your interview and whether or not you feel you need feedback in the form of constructive criticism.

APC acquired by Internet Brands, Inc.

Published: 08-06-2008
Rest assured that Airline Pilot Central will continue to provide relevant and accurate pilot employment information, free of charge.

Will Your Business Survive the Intergenerational Pass?

Published: 08-04-2008
Often, a lack of leadership and entrepreneurial spirit in the next generation can cause the business to flounder.


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