recurrent training

Two Flights and Fun in the Sim

November 29, 2010

  My wife recently asked me if this is how  I felt. Yeah, it pretty much described my physical state when she asked.  I was amazed to see that it had been a month since my last post. Time flies. My brief hiatus from writing started with a 4-day recovery period at the end of […]

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Recurrent Training – Part 2

April 24, 2009

In the last post we covered the first two days of my airline recurrent training. We left off having just completed the computerized systems test. Day Three of Recurrent training The third day of training is referred to as Maneuver Validation (MV). During this simulator period you accomplish a long list of maneuvers  most of […]

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Recurrent Training – Part 1

April 21, 2009

I took this photo on the last leg of my second trip in March and thought you might like it. A 747-400 painted in the Delta livery went by us somewhere between Edmonton and Winnipeg on the way back from Japan. I believe we were at FL370 and they were at FL350. My 2009 recurrent […]

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DNIB

April 11, 2009

I haven’t posted in a while and don’t plan to have a ‘regular’ post up for a few more days. I have been trying to stay off the internet  for a few days while I prepare for my airline’s annual recurrent training. My session at the training center begins this Monday (April 13th) and concludes, […]

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DNIF

April 5, 2009

The military seems to have an acronym for everything. If you went to the doctor, better known to military pilots as the flight surgeon, and the doctor said that you were not  in a physical condition suitable for flying you were then placed on DNIF status or Duty Not Including Flying. In the military if […]

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