Saturday, November 20, 2010

Renaud Ecalle

On October, 3rd of this year Renaud Ecalle his wife Alice and their young kids Adrien and Louise didn't survive a tragic aircraft accident of their Jodel DR-1050 Ambassadeur flying back home. Renaud was a well known aerobatic pilot aged 29 and was the reigning European and Wolrd Unlimited Aerobatic Champion for the last 2 years. Here is a tribute to Renaud and family.

Lisbon NATO Summit

Ok I understand that if there is a problem with this summit and things blow up the entire world as we know can change forever. But is it really necessary to create so much restrictions to airspace?

Sunday, November 14, 2010

About experience...

I understand that major Airlines request pilots with an amount of experience but iff all of them request values like 1000h or 1500h total flight time how will I get that amount of flight time without an opportunity? Even in Africa there are Airlines Already requesting Type Ratings as a pre-requisite. Stealing a Bank is becoming an option very fast. :)

Saturday, November 13, 2010

About Security an Airport Scanners

Recently I've read an article in about the issues of the use of Airport Scanners. With the start of use of airport scanners there were some problems that became very obvious like the invasion of our privacy as a human being and when I say privacy it really means PRIVACY. You see the problem is that the scanner literally scans all your body without any restriction so you are totally exposed to the eye of the Custom Agent but now the LA based company Flying Pasties has came with a somehow funny solution to protect your "privates" The company invented a rubber stick to use under your bra or pants and in that way you are now protected from curious minds. And the "piece the resistance" is that Flying Pasties has a 2.0 version of the stickers with awesome illustrations.

Funny Halloween


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