Aviation Articles

Why Pilots Don't Get Hired

Published: 11-20-2007
Here are a few reasons pilots don't get that cherished job and some ways too overcome them.

Airline Pilot Unions

Published: 10-31-2007
A faint bleating alerts the Captain he has a message on his cell phone. Jamming it to his ear, his normally smiling face goes through an abrupt change a few seconds later.

Carbon Trading - Coming Soon?

Published: 10-25-2007
EU ETS supporters state that including aviation will be significant because aviation emissions, which are growing rapidly, will be capped at their average level in 2004-2006.

Handling College Loan Repayment

Published: 09-25-2007
Consolidation can result in lower monthly payments and eliminate the need to send multiple checks to different lenders each month.

You Feel Tired, but Are You Fatigued?

Published: 09-24-2007
There is a difference between being tired and being fatigued.

The Pilot Personality

Published: 08-20-2007
Pilots are a distinct segment of the general population. In addition to flying skills, pilots are selected for their personalities and for a distinct "pilot persona." These characteristics make them safer pilots.

Book Review: The Outer Whorl

Published: 07-20-2007
Mr. Schier's book however, is not a memoir in the traditional sense, but rather one that takes the reader on a much deeper exploration of the call of flying and an appreciation for those with whom one works.

History of the Neal Seal

Published: 07-20-2007
It was difficult to be a young man far from home in a strange land and who did not eat fish. Fish and seafood that was neither baked nor broiled, neither glazed nor grilled, and particularly fish that had never felt the warmth of a good cooking-in other words raw.

Muscle Power- The Protein and the Pump

Published: 06-23-2007
No matter how healthy and physically fit a person is, the main goal of any personal training program is improved body composition.

Airline Pilot Retirement Plans | Part 2

Published: 06-16-2007
This article is the second in a two-part series on airline pilot retirement plans.

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