Tag Archives: pilots

Congo IT Adventures

As I sit here at my desk in Bunia, D.R. Congo, I can’t help but think of the day I had yesterday and laugh.  I’ve only been in Congo a couple of weeks, and really only started working on IT projects a few days ago, but I’m finding the adventures come quickly—and in no short […]

Many Are The Plans

While David was doing his Technical Evaluation for MAF, I was asked to help out at headquarters. As I was nervous for David and our possible future with MAF, I was more than happy to help with the task of transcribing some taped interviews.

Putting on the headphones, I couldn’t believe my ears. The beginnings of […]

Perfect Practice

Professional flight training creates confident pessimists. We fly confident that our skill brings us safely to our destination. But we practice for calamity as well. Instructors demand we repeat, with neither hesitation nor doubt, the steps for situations like aborted takeoff, fire in-flight, electrical failure, or landing with a flat tire. We inscribe the six […]