Blogs

Cleared for Takeoff

26 October 2022

Lined up with the runway centerline, waiting for the takeoff clearance....

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Flying an old Soviet airliner in North Korea

22 May 2022

The perfect seat to appreciate the deafening melody from four Soloviev...

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The Greatest Adventure for Mankind

7 May 2022

Seven months, four days and four hours. A journey through the vacuum of space...

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'Remember us' - A short Sci-Fi story

25 October 2021

'Blasting back into space through LV-221's atmosphere, abandoning a promising...

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My heart is breaking for Afghanistan

16 August 2021

My heart is breaking: Afghanistan is overrun by Taliban in an unbelievable...

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A very close call over the Sahara (five minute read)

1 September 2020

My first job as a pilot, sixteen years ago. Flying the Fokker 50 Turboprop...

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Stars and hopes

3 May 2020

Chasing the illuminated contrail of another 747 Freighter halfway between...

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Farewell KLM 747

29 March 2020

The end of an era and goodbye to the flagship of the world's oldest airline....

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Earth

5 March 2020

Our gigantic spherical spaceship, orbiting an average star for over 4,5...

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Let There Be Light

14 February 2020

20-second exposure over the midnight Atlantic. Cockpit lights dimmed, smooth...

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