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WHY PILOTS LOVE THEIR JOB

They have watched a satellite streak across a starry sky, seen the clear, deep blue of the stratosphere, felt the incalculable force of the heavens. They have marveled at sun-streaked evenings, dappled earth, velvet night, spun silver clouds, sculptured cumulus: God’s weather. They have viewed the Northern Lights, a wilderness of sky, a pilot’s halo,…

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SWEET NOSTALGIA FOR OLDER PILOTS

  It is generally conceded that the “Golden Age of Aviation” is in the past. As the previous blog post indicated, the subtle nuances of a pilots understanding and awareness of multiple factors is of paramount importance. The following anonymously published elucidation of that element of aviation will result in romantic nostalgia from the more…

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