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Serve; And bring each other home. | #flying #pilots #aviation

It’s been an interesting couple of last weeks here (at work) for me. I’m really enjoying my job and I love the flying, and I love the airplane. The fact is, I think, I’m getting pretty good at what I do. And that brings on another problem where I really find myself confined in my role of First Officer where I’m stuck doing the same thing more or less every day with no real challenge. Continue reading

When “Pretty Please” just doesn’t cut it: a look into modern hiring for #pilots | #aviation #flying #HR #CRM

I’ve dreamed of it. I’ve worked all my life for it. I’ve sacrificed for it, I’ve loved it, I’ve WANTED it. And now I have it. Let me introduce myself: J.D.M,  Professional Pilot. Greek mythology tells of a young man who, like you and me, once dreamed of flying – Icarus. His dream was so … Continue reading

My Core Corporate Values

As a professional pilot in a highly competitive industry, I believe that it is truly important to demarcate oneself from the crowd. Continue reading

Young Eagles 2011 – Sharing the passion for #Aviation and #flying!

”When once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.” – Leonardo Da Vinci I know it might sound a bit cliché, but I’ve been dreaming of growing wings since I was a little kid.  … Continue reading

I’ve been interviewed

The very kind staff at AirplanePorn.com (don’t let the daring name fool you, the content is purely aviation related!) offered to interview me for a podcast about flying for an Air Ambulance. Find the Article and Podcast here: The Life of an EMS Pilot

The Wide Wild Blue

Have you ever felt like some moments are just…. perfect? This feeling of exhaliration and pure serenity?
This is how I felt, racing across the wide, wild blue. Continue reading

First Impressions

Finally. I see the numbers and the lines on the runway line up with the nose of the airplane. -”You have control”. In this short sentence, my captain just gave me total control over a 3M $ airplane I have never flown before, with a 1200HP waiting to answer to my every commands. Continue reading