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What do you guys think are some personality types that translate into being a good pilot? I just read the Strengthsfinder 2.0 book by Gallup and took the test. My five strengths were consistency, deliberate, discipline, context, and relator. What are your guys' thoughts?Jump to post
There is so much more advanced technology in flight schools these days. For instance, Purdue University has a fleet of 15 <acronym title="Swissair">SR</acronym>-20's, which of course are equipped with G1000's, and even some with autopilot. This of course takes a lot of workload off of the student. B...Jump to post
In viewing these results, it is clear that the American people want a change in direction of this country. They have voted for a divided government. Now of course, the Republicans control both houses of Congress. They will end up with at least 52 seats in the Senate and the most House seats the part...Jump to post
The first certification for the Rockwell Collins touch screen flight deck is set for later this year as an option for the Beechcraft King Air 200. This is just an example of how touchscreen flight computers are becoming more common in the modern age of aviation technology. As this article (link belo...Jump to post
Out of all of the airports I have flown into, from a recognizable standpoint, I would say that <acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA - Colorado AND CURRENT: Denver - International (DEN / KDEN), USA - Colorado">DEN</acronym> gets my vote. Its white, peaked r...Jump to post
I came across this interesting 2013 article from the "Flying" website several days ago. It talked about how pilots are being stopped by Department of Homeland Security agents and being searched for smuggled items, such as weapons, drugs, and so forth. They called it the best aviation story of 2013. ...Jump to post
For all of you airline and corporate pilots out there, I was just curious as to what types of airliners and private jets are the most enjoyable to fly. Which ones do you find more difficult or not as fulfilling to fly? What factors determine this?
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Since the development of the Wright Flyer in 1903, what do you all think has been the most important development in aviation since? I know its kind of a broad topic, but I'm writing a paper about it and would greatly appreciate your thoughts so I can start to narrow it down. Thanks.Jump to post
There are two customized Boeing 747-200B series aircraft with tail numbers 28000 and 29000. These airplanes are frequented by the president of the United States and are widely known as "Air Force One". There is also a handful of customized Boeing 757-200 series aircraft that carry such people as the...Jump to post
Is it true that most professional pilots are male and over 40? I am currently in a university flight program and can see this gender spread in the make-up of my classes. I can count on my fingers how many woman I have seen in the program. I am wondering if this is seen in the professional field as w...Jump to post