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PAS17: Expect Smarter Planes, But Don’t Expect Them To Fly Themselves

  • 5 min read

Boeing has announced big strides towards a future full of smart planes, from new analytics capabilities to its own exploration of advanced artificial intelligence for autopilot systems. But planes (at least those flying passengers) may never be fully automated. "One of the outcomes" of autonomous airliner research maybe that zero… 

A Pilot’s Life: Ricky Darlington

  • 5 min read
In this special AvGeek series, Flight Chic guest writer Rida Khan has candid conversations with pilots who share their passion for flight and what inspired them to pursue a life in the clouds.

To most people, the sky is the limit. To those who love flying, the sky is home. Once you have tasted flight, you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards. There you find your wings. All you have to do is FLY.

1493482289_featured.pngRicky Darlington is a pilot for Lufthansa, flying Airbus 333, 346 and 359 aircraft in long-haul service. He is 35 years old and lives in Stockholm, Sweden though he is based in Munich which makes for quite a commute. He is married with two children aged seven and four.

A Pilot’s Life: Thibault Eireen

  • 4 min read
In this special AvGeek series, Flight Chic guest writer Rida Khan has candid conversations with pilots who share their passion for flight and what inspired them to pursue a life in the clouds.

To most people, the sky is the limit. To those who love flying, the sky is home. Once you have tasted flight, you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards. There you find your wings. All you have to do is FLY.

Pilot Thibault Eireen is originally from France. After completing a masters degree in mathematics and physics, he worked as a sales engineer for 5 years.

A Pilot’s Life: Jules Hotel

  • 7 min read

Jules Hotel is a 27-year-old pilot, based in Hamburg, Germany. Spending time with her family and friends is of utmost importance to her. In her leisure time, she enjoys traveling and staying active by doing sports.

A Pilot’s Life: Lindy Kats

  • 7 min read

We celebrate Women’s Day by sharing the story of an inspiring woman pilot: Lindy Kats.

Norwegian Will Open Two More US Bases for Pilots and Crew

  • 4 min read

Following approval by the USDOT of the application for its Irish carrier, Norwegian Air International (NAI) to serve U.S. cities, Norwegian Group has announced that it will open two additional pilot and crew bases in the U.S. next year.

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