The worst feeling you can have after landing.

The worst feeling you can have after landing.

I decided to write this post after having seen a video of a KC-46 tanker making a very tight approach into the Paris Airshow yesterday. The aircraft made a very tight left turn to align with the runway at about 100 feet for landing but the crew overshot the centreline...
I shouldn’t have said anything…

I shouldn’t have said anything…

Yesterday was one of those days where you sit down after the flight and think; “I shouldn’t have even mentioned it”. I was planned to fly a long, four-sector day. The day included a flight from my home base, Girona, to London Stansted and back and,...
Pilot Medical, how does it feel to be grounded?

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...
Why setting goals is SO important!

Why setting goals is SO important!

When I was 14 years old I was given a test lesson in a Cessna 172, by my parents as a birthday gift. This was the start of my life in the airline business but i had no idea about that, then. It was a wonderful, cold autumn afternoon when I took off together with the...
How is life in a suitcase

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...
Being constantly checked, life as a pilot

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...