time zones

Fatigue – When You’re Tired of Everything

November 21, 2008

Fatigue is part of the reason it was such a long time between posts recently. I got home after a 13-day trip and was just plain drained of energy. After having made these long trips for the past 15 years, or so, we have developed a few rules that we follow when I return home. […]

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Crew call at 3 am

April 8, 2008

Here I am, awake since midnight, waiting for the next crew call that should come an hour from now. Actually, that sounds worse than it is. For me, one of the hardest things, physically, to contend with as a professional pilot is the effect that time zone changes have on your ability to get reasonable […]

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