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Archive of posts published in the category: Cockpit Tales

The Kooky Winds of Nge-ur-rah Rye International Airport

At undisclosed location of an airline headquarters: Me: Hi, Captain G. Long time no see!…

A Pilot Must Compartmentalise Her Bladder Functions (Translation: A Pilot Must Learn to Hold Her Pee)

We are high. There’s a an aircraft departing from the island where we’re headed. For…

The Midnight Flight: We Thought We Were Alone. But Were We Really?

“Say again number of POB, Red Cap 8989. Confirm 2 souls onboard?” The ground controller…

Firework in the Clouds

I’m in a metal tube, hurling through the troposphere’s upper limits at 80% the speed…

Lazy Flights

I’m jabbing the mechanic call button on the overhead panel again. Again. And Again. In…

Overweight: Size matters. Weight matters.

Size matters. And weight matters. Note to self: Stop chugging down Starbucks like a CFM56…

Anecdotes of a Shenzhen Flight

Ingest this post like a collage- a stream of incoherent events that fuse into congruence,…

Optimism is The Grease That Oils Our Happiness

“I have bad news,” my assigned partner in crime FO thrust a print-clustered A4 paper before…

Dear Diary, Today I Had Diahrrear

The churning in my tummy picks up pace. The ache is killing my insides. My…

44 Days of 4 Bars: Weighting the Tetra Stripes

 TWO SIDES OF THE MOON In the collaborated book, Two Sides of the Moon, renowned astronaut…