April 2015

27 Apr

To be or not to be a pilot: what does it take to make the final cut?

The recent devastating events in the aviation industry have left the entire world shaken. Even though the damage has been already done, many questions are yet to be answered. Some choose to whisper, others opt for asking out loud: Can’t we monitor the mental state of our pilots to avoid such tragedies in the future? Even though the question seems quite simple and straightforward, the answer rests upon multiple highly detailed and complex explanations. But let’s start from the beginning. I will be a pilot! Won’t I? When we embark upon a conversation about the profession of a pilot, the first thing...