Archive for: September 2015

Pilot Lifestyle
Double duty day sleep
September 25, 2015
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Double duty day sleep
On paper, the trips look rough. The first time I saw one of the pairings, I thought pilots would have to be insane to bid them.  I felt sorry for the junior pilots forced to fly them.  I wondered how the FAR 117 rest rule overhaul could legally allow the trips to be built. About […]
Pilot Lifestyle
Displaced
September 14, 2015
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Displaced
About 8:30 in the morning, we returned home from dropping off our youngest two children at the elementary school.  As I walked across the kitchen, I happened to notice a voicemail notification on our home phone.  I must admit that with ninety something percent of calls coming to our cellphones, we’re really bad about checking […]