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Op-Ed: Southwest Flight 1380 – Anatomy of An Inflight Emergency

    Op-Ed: Southwest Flight 1380 – Anatomy of An Inflight Emergency

The world ate up the dramatic headlines: “Tammie Jo Shults, who calmly landed Southwest Flight 1380, broke barriers as a fighter pilot”—LA Times “Southwest Pilot of Flight 1380 Is Navy

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All-Time Best of “Cap’n Aux”

    All-Time Best of “Cap’n Aux”

Folks, as an Airbus A321 Captain for a major U.S. airline, I’ve had some mighty grand adventures. And, both here at Airways and over at Cap’n Aux, I’ve been writing for

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Best of “Cap’n Aux” 2017

    Best of “Cap’n Aux” 2017

Folks, from the Flight Blog, welcome aboard “Cap’n Aux Airlines!” As an A321 Captain for a major U.S. airline, for the past few years, I have been very blessed to

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Opinion: Trump, the NAI, and the U.S. Airline Pilot

    Opinion: Trump, the NAI, and the U.S. Airline Pilot

Well, folks, no matter which side of the political fence you sit on, one thing’s for sure: we’re in for a wild four years. As protesters filled the streets worldwide,

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December 7th, 2016: A Date Which Will Live in Memory

    December 7th, 2016: A Date Which Will Live in Memory

Ladies and Gentlemen, it is with great humility and honor that I am happy to report that Bunny and I

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Safety: A Frightfully Serious Matter

    Safety: A Frightfully Serious Matter

Ladies and gentlemen, from the fRight Deck, Happy Halloween! Over at my “Adventures of Cap’n Aux” blog, we celebrate Halloween

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Keep Calm and Fly the Plane: Lessons from US Airways 1549

    Keep Calm and Fly the Plane: Lessons from US Airways 1549

The title of the NTSB (National Transportation Safety Board) report is pretty straightforward: “Loss of Thrust in Both Engines After

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From the Cap’n Aux Blog: 9/9 and 9/11

    From the Cap’n Aux Blog: 9/9 and 9/11

Well folks, this is a bittersweet week for aviation. While many avgeeks are looking forward to the release of “Sully” on 9/9,

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The New “Sully” Movie: How Accurate?

    The New “Sully” Movie: How Accurate?

Ladies and gentlemen, from the Flight Blog, this is your Cap’n speaking… welcome aboard my first story at the new

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You’re the Captain: Medical Emergency!

Published in April 2015 issue The following chronicles a recent event I had as captain, on a flight involving a

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