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10 Misconceptions about Being a Pilot - by a Pilot's Wife

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I'm a girl and I’ll admit it, I wasn’t really into my husband the first time I met him at a club. But then he told me he was a pilot, and I was like, “Hello!”.
 
Suddenly this man in front of me was now more attractive and interesting.

Brilliant complaint letter from Ryanair pax

O'Leary
Dear Sir/Madam,
 
I am writing for the attention of your customer experience team. I am definitely a customer, and believe me, you didn’t fail providing us with an experience.
 
My wife and I had booked to fly from Stansted on the Thursday 17th April, evening flight to Bratislava.

The Bose® A20™ Aviation Headset, another leap in ANR.

I’ve owned the Bose X for about 5 years, 400 hours. I love them. But I longed for better performance and more features – like bluetooth for getting IFR clearances at my non-towered field. A few months ago I purchased the Lightspeed Zulu thinking it might be equal to the Bose X plus some nice features. (my Bose vs. Zulu review) While I was waiting for the Zulu to come in, Bose has the nerve to announce their latest and greatest – the A20. Well!

Google Is Developing An Army Of Delivery Drones To Take Over The World

 

Google has announced a program developing an army of flying drones that will deliver packages to people’s homes. The program, known as “Project Wing,” will compete with Amazon’s drone fleet, which is already carrying out test-runs to customers of the online store.

The Knee Defender, a Gadget That Diverted a Flight

economy class blues
A Knee Defender is a gadget designed to bring relief and irritation simultaneously during plane travel. The device allows one passenger to enjoy some extra space -- by preventing the no-doubt-annoyed passenger in the seat in front from reclining. 
 
The $22 plastic contraption consists of two wedge-like pieces with rubber grips that fasten to the seat tray.

Because we love flying...

VNV Nieuwsflits: MH17 - 22 juli 2014

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Waarde collega's,
 
Een gebeurtenis als die van vorige week met de MH17 gaat niemand in de koude kleren zitten. Een onvoorstelbaar drama voor de passagiers, bemanning en hun dierbaren. Wij leven in diepste zin mee met alle betrokkenen. Het komt heel dichtbij en voor velen ook echt doordat vrienden of bekenden in het vliegtuig zaten. Iedereen kent wel ergens iemand die er bij betrokken was. Het gevaar is om het te veel op jezelf te betrekken, een menselijke reflex. Het te veel geforceerd van je afzetten van een dergelijke gebeurtenis komt dan mogelijk (te) koel over op de omgeving terwijl het meestal uit zelfbescherming is.

Imperial Forces taking over Germany's Frankfurt Airport (FRA)

Someone's having fun with computer graphics. A fan-made video billed as "leaked" footage from the set of the new "Star Wars" film shows Imperial Forces taking over Germany's Frankfurt Airport. "Looks like the Story of Star Wars plays on Earth too in the next Episode,"

Camera falls from airplane and finds new friends instantly

Near-Miss at BCN Caught On Video

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