Archive for: January 2014

Aeronautical Randomness
Friday giveaway: A320 cockpit panels
January 31, 2014
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Friday giveaway: A320 cockpit panels
Recently, I stumbled upon an unopened packet of paper Airbus A320 cockpit panels.  These panels are used by pilots during initial training.  When unfolded and setup correctly, the panels help new pilots memorize switch locations and “cockpit flows.”  (If you’re not familiar with the term, a flow is a memorized series of steps that are […]
Pilot Lifestyle
Sixteen things that can go wrong at a hotel
January 14, 2014
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Sixteen things that can go wrong at a hotel
Pilots and flight attendants spend an abundance of time in hotels.  Over the years, I’ve enjoyed the benefits of spending half my nights in hotels and resorts.  I’ve also learned most of the pitfalls. Therefore, without further hesitation, here is my list and some accompanying stories of sixteen things that can go wrong during a […]