Tag Archives: thoughts

German – Why Not?

I’m shocked at how long it’s been since an update to this, the blog that was supposed to document my move into an airline career. It remains empty in that regard, with good reason as, whilst I’m still with my … Continue reading

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Media Reporting

Since I began flying I’ve noticed that the medias interpretation of aviation related incidents as extremely flawed. The basic understanding of how a passenger aircraft is operated, amongst other things, leaves a lot to be desired or just isn’t there. … Continue reading

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Sleepless in Doha

Tonight has been one of those nights where, no matter what you try, you just cannot get to sleep. Anxiety, thinking, poor sleeping patterns etc all contribute to not being able to get to sleep and this evening I am … Continue reading

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My New Life Begins

Well here I am, I’ve arrived in Doha, Qatar! First impressions? The airport is ridiculously efficient, we were in the terminal, through immigration and out the front door within 15 minutes! I expected a million and one forms to fill … Continue reading

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In Bloom

I’m stuck revising for my skills test on the A320 whilst the weather is for once really good, even better than the last post that mentioned okish weather. I decided to venture into the garden and do my revision and … Continue reading

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Terrain and Traffic Collision Avoidance

It’s almost licence skills test time and incredibly, I actually feel quite prepared for it. We’ve been given a consolidation full motion lesson tomorrow wit the next day being the test. It’s been the last few lessons where I feel … Continue reading

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Airbus Law, Protections and Stabilities

I want to start this post by talking about the Airbus A319 tasked with bringing the Olympic torch and flame to England from Athens. This specially painted A319 was given the name “Firefly” and assigned the flight number BAW2012 for … Continue reading

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