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

Boeing Flight Deck

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 […]

A Pilot’s Life: Ricky Darlington

Ricky 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

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.
In November 2011, with his first salary, he was able to pursue his childhood dream: learning to fly and becoming a pilot.

A Pilot’s Life: Eser Aksan Erdogan

Eser Aksan Erdogan is a Dutch/Turkish, 31 years old flying for Pegasus Airlines for 3 years.

A Pilot’s Life: Jules Hotel

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

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