Pilot Life

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, […]

Airports

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 […]

Safety

Survive an Aircraft Evacuation

Fire and Smoke Can Kill You Fire and poisonous smoke can kill within minutes. There is no greater risk to an aircraft’s passengers and crew. When an aircraft evacuation is necessary, every second counts.

Navigation

Air Navigation Name Nonsense

Air navigation maps and computers contain thousands of routes and waypoints (or fixes) to help pilots and air traffic controllers keep track of where the airplanes are. To make navigation and communication a little easier, […]

Navigation

Flying the North Atlantic Tracks

Each day, over 2000 aircraft travel across the Atlantic ocean bound for North America or Europe on the North Atlantic Organized Track System. Have you ever wondered how pilots navigate and communicate during the journey? Communication […]

Aircraft Systems

TCAS: Preventing Mid-Air Collisions

For over 20 years, TCAS has been standing guard, protecting the skies from mid-air collisions. Countless catastrophes have been avoided thanks to the technology. Find out what TCAS is and how it works!   This AeroSavvy feature is written […]