The moment is there, you have become a student pilot. But before you can shine in your ray-bans and take cockpit selfies for your tinder profile, you will need to pass your theoretical exams (at least that is the case for many flight schools). And let that theoretical part just be the most unglamorous time… Continue reading Student pilot tips
‘I don’t belong here’ the girl said, looking around at the beauty that surrounded her. The boy looked at her, surprised, ‘where do you belong?’ He asked. She tilted her head backwards, looked up and just said ‘there’. The boy didn’t understand; ‘where?’ ‘Up there, In the sky. To touch the clouds, Watch our beautiful… Continue reading If I were a poet, or a writer, I would make this in a short love story or maybe a poem. But I’m just me, so I wrote it down here.
I receive this question reasonably often, but now it seems to be even more important than ever. Why? Because the current pandemic has been a disaster for aviation (sorry no nice way to put it). Many pilots are at home being furloughed, or worse, made redundant. The pilots that are still flying are most probably… Continue reading Should I become a pilot (COVID-19 edition)?
In this blog I will tell you about my flight school assessment (the successful one). My assessment was back in 2013, although this is a while ago, I do believe this blog can give you a good insight about what to expect. My assessment consisted of three phases. I’ll be making a blog per phase,… Continue reading 2nd attempt at the flight school assessment – this time successful (part 1 of 3).
Without trying to sound like a show off, life in general had been easy for me. I’ve got a loving and supportive family. Always had great friends around, never been bullied. School was reasonably easy for me. I’ve never really felt insecure about myself. Until I decided I wanted to become a pilot. Life just… Continue reading My first pilot assessment – my first big setback.
This is not your classic love story, but it is a story of love. It just wasn’t love at first sight. Mees & I playing with airplane toys. You would think otherwise when you see this picture, but I did not always knew I wanted to be a pilot someday (Mees did though). When you… Continue reading Why did I become a pilot? – Well, I couldn’t think of anything better to do.
Q: Are you a real pilot or are you a co-pilot? A: BOTH!! As a co-pilot, you’re still a real pilot. We are allowed to actually fly and stuff. In the airline industry, almost every single aircraft is flown with two pilots (minimum). The captain and the co-pilot (or as we prefer; first officer). We… Continue reading Are you a real pilot or are you a co-pilot? – FAQ
Hello everyone, welcome at my blog! I haven't really written an actual blog yet (I'm making this up as I go), but there will be blogs here somewhere in the near future. Some things that you can expect are: How is it to be a commercial pilot during COVID19?Flight school, the #realstudentpilotlife version.Coolest airports in… Continue reading Standby for actual blogs.