Mentour Pilot

Pilot Medical, how does it feel to be grounded?

“I have always been a very healthy person”. Thats something I think almost every member of my profession will say, the first time they run into real medical issues and I certainly did. 3 weeks ago I was travelling home after a week of simulator duties and felt an intense pain in my stomach and […]


Why setting goals is SO important!

How setting goals can help you achieve your dream, and more!


How is life in a suitcase

Hi my friends! I just want to write a short update to my previous story about my temporary winter base. I have been working out of one of our simulator centres for almost 3 months now and I have started to notice a few things. 1: Living your life out of a hotel room is really […]


Being constantly checked, life as a pilot

Hi everybody! Yesterday I did my triennial IPC (Instructor Proficiency Check) . This is a line-check that all line-training captains have to do, at least every third year, in order to show the airline and the authorities that we are competent to do the job as instructors. With this IPC it brought the number of […]


Sudden changes in your job and how to deal with them

Hi my friends! Sometimes circumstances in this business changes very quickly. This is one of those things that you will have to be prepared for if you are looking to join the airline world. During my 15 years in this business the industry has gone up and down, airlines have come and gone and bases […]


Always be ready for a go-around

Yesterday was a reminder that you always have to go in to every approach with the mindset of executing a missed approach. I will tell you all about it but I will start by explaining how we go about selecting what approach to fly and why. First of all, we always try to use the […]


Positioning an empty aircraft

Hi my friends! I am very sorry that I haven’t updated the blog for a while but the summer schedule has kept me very busy. I am also working on a surprise for you guys. The only thing i can guarantee is that you wont be disappointed when I reveal it. 🙂 I would however […]


Controlled rest for pilots

Can pilots sleep when they are flying? This is a question that I have been asked a lot of time on my youtube page . The answer to this is YES, but only if the company have a approved procedure for it and it is done in a controlled way. Hence the official name of it: Controlled […]


Avoiding CB’s

Good day my friends! I hope you are all having a great time out there and that you are working towards your personal goals with grit and determination! Yesterday I did a great flight from Girona to Billund in Denmark. The weather, however, was not fantastic in the beginning of the first flight. It has […]


Last long Earlies before weekend!

Finally its here!  The last day on Earlies is always welcome. It doesn’t matter how much you love your job, there are only so any times you can get up at 04:15 in the morning before you start longing for a nice weekend. Today I flew to Brussels and Bremen and it started off with […]


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