I am leaving the lovely island of Mallorca for a 3-day rotation in and out of Berlin Tegel, TXL airport. We do have several flights scheduled during this rotation. The routes and airports we fly to are quite familiar to me. What is new, though is a flight with cargo only. Instead of passengers we… Continue reading A 3-day rotation
Is this the most beautiful approach?
Today we were scheduled to fly from Palma to Nuremberg in Germany and back to Palma as usual. The first sector was quite uneventful until we started the approach towards Rwy28 in Nuremberg. As we have already seen on our weather radar we will soon be entering an area with moderate rain. There is nothing… Continue reading Is this the most beautiful approach?
What a lovely day
After having spent three weeks of vacation it is about time to get back into my seat. What a lovely day indeed. The weather is just perfect. No wind at the moment of our departure. No clouds covering this beautiful sunrise. On this beautiful Wednesday morning we are about to lift-off into a blue sky… Continue reading What a lovely day
Trained to perfection
As a professional pilot we are send into the simulator twice a year for checking and training. Throughout the last twenty years I've spent more than 600 hours in a simulator to practice every possible emergency situation which hopefully will never show up in real life. A simulator is an exact copy of an aircraft,… Continue reading Trained to perfection