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How to stay on course and not get lost

Dear colleagues, this is my first post after my long silence. I hope that some will find this useful and beneficial. Unlike the older generation of aircrafts, modern airplanes are capable of flying longer...

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Back from a long silence

Dear Colleagues, I must apologise for the long silence. Firstly it was due to a rather busy work commitment and secondly, my website has been compromised and I have only managed to recover the...

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How stress can affect performance

Job stress comes in many different forms and affects our body in various ways. Although flying can be fun and therapeutic to some, however to us pilots flying is a profession and therefore we...

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How to Communicate Effectively – Part 2

In this lesson from the cockpit I would like to share with you how pilots minimize communication errors in the cockpit. Different words mean different things. We interpret words based on our own experiences...

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How to Communicate Effectively – Part 1

During flight pilots communicate all the time. This goes on until the airplane arrives at the destination, engines shut down and all passengers and crew disembark from the airplane. In fact communication is one...

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The captain as a leader

All of us are leaders to some extend and in our own way. We could be a leader at our workplace, a leader at home, a leader in our own neighbourhood or our community....