Author Archives: Ken H.

Do Pilots Like Being Passengers?

AeroSavvy - Do Pilots Like Being Passengers?

AeroSavvy reader Steve M. asks:

“How weird does it feel to be in the back with someone else doing the driving?”

That’s a great question and I hear it a lot!

Why do pilots ride in the back?

Hey! Aren’t pilots supposed to be driving? Find out why pilots are riding in coach and how they feel about someone else sitting at the controls…

Continue reading

Inside Louisville’s UPS Worldport

Aerosavvy - UPS Worldport
In March 2017, I had the opportunity to take a short tour of the massive UPS Worldport facility in Louisville, Kentucky. Take a look inside this amazing facility and find out where (and how) the airplanes park!

Continue reading

WFPL Radio: What It’s Like to Be a UPS Pilot

AeroSavvy - WFPL Interview

Capt. Ken Hoke and WFPL reporter Rick Howlett in a UPS 767 – Photo: Jim Mayer

In March 2017, I was invited by WFPL News (Louisville’s NPR affiliate) to talk about what it’s like to be a pilot for Big Brown. Here’s the interview…

Continue reading

Singapore Air – 2017 Business Class Review

AeroSavvy - Singapore Airlines Business Class Review

In February 2017, I had the opportunity to fly Business Class on Singapore Airlines from Los Angeles to Tokyo/Narita. As luck would have it, I was on a Boeing 777 that had recently been retrofitted with Singapore’s new Business Class product. I took a few photos to share the experience.

Continue reading

Plane Talking UK Podcast

I had the honor of being a guest on Episode 151 of the Plane Talking UK Podcast.  Each week, hosts Matt and Carlos do a super job of presenting aviation news and information. The podcast is fun, informative, and geared for anyone with an interest in aviation – no experience necessary!

Plane Talking UK Podcast

Continue reading

Top AeroSavvy Articles for 2016

AeroSavvy 2016 TopIt’s been a busy year for AeroSavvy. I’ve been overwhelmed by the thousands of visitors from all over the world who have read, commented on, and shared AeroSavvy articles. To celebrate the end of the year, here are the top 10 most read AeroSavvy posts for 2016!

If you enjoy AeroSavvy posts, be sure to share them with your friends.

Continue reading

Airport BINGO

AeroSavvy Airport Bingo

Airport BINGO!

(Or, How to Entertain Kids at the Airport)

The holiday travel season is upon us. Flying across the country to visit loved ones is a wonderful experience. A long layover in an airport, however, can be a challenge with tired, grumpy kids (of any age). Instead of sitting at the gate for two hours, get busy with a game of Airport BINGO!

Continue reading