Globe with the words Around the Pattern cured around the top half.

Ramblings about flying for fun and profit


  • Thanksgiving on the Road

    Away from home on a holiday. It’s the norm rather than the exception for the average airline pilot. Seniority rules the monthly bidding process, and no matter how long you have been with the same employer, if you bid to a senior seat on a senior airplane that flies out of a senior base, you…