Tag Archives: #pilot

[Not] Home for the Holidays 

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Every year it’s the same. Aviation families all around the world hold their collective breaths waiting for that moment that makes or breaks us. It’s the moment when we find out if he, our beloved pilot, will be home with his own family for Christmas…or

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Thoughts on the Sea-Tac Incident

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In case you haven’t heard the story, very briefly, a man named Richard Russell, or ‘Rich’, somehow managed to steal a Horizon Q400 from Sea-Tac airport in Seattle on 08/11/2018 in an apparent suicide mission. He was a member of the airport ground crew

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In Their Shoes – The Crew Room

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Life on the road as an airline pilot sounds sexy and fun – while we, the spouses, are left behind to do the boring, mundane things of life. We often fantasize (incorrectly so, in most cases) that they have the better lot in this

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My Husband Rocks My World

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My husband rocks my world. Every. Single Day. He is my best friend, my lover, my husband, my rock, my pilot, my forever. I’m not ashamed to proclaim it loud and proud! We currently abide in a time and culture in which it, quite

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Five Myths About Aviation Life – Diverted

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It never fails. As soon as I mention that my husband is a pilot, one of several typical responses/questions will immediately follow. It’s truly not the asker’s fault, as there is no way for them to have an insider scoop unless they are, well,

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