Let’s be honest guys, being fit and healthy as an airline pilot can be a challenge. Dealing with low humidity, disturbed sleep rhythms, fast food, fatigue and little to no exercise. Combine them and it’s a heart attack waiting to happen. This is exactly why, especially as an airline pilot, you should take care of your health. It all startsContinue reading
Medical for pilots and the requirements. Height requirements, weight requirements, wearing glasses, being color blind or having diabetes. In this article, I discuss what a Class 1 medical consists of and cover all of the medical requirements to become a commercial (airline) pilot. This article is based on the EASA and FAA regulations. Keep in mind that any flight schoolContinue reading
Packing and unpacking my suitcase on a daily basis goes hand in hand with my life as an airline pilot. Most layovers take 2 or 3 days and can be compared with a weekend trip. In this blog post I will tell you how I pack for a weekend trip and provide you with some tips and tricks as well.Continue reading
Airline pilots travel all over the world and they know all the in’s and out’s regarding travelling, packing suitcases and airports. Today I share my top 10 airline pilot travel hacks with you. 1. It all starts with the right suitcases and bags. Travelling light and efficient is one of the quickest ways to make your life super easy whileContinue reading
How much does an airline pilot earn? Is it worth it to take an expensive pilot loan in order to become an airline pilot? These are some of the most asked questions I receive. In this article I will answer these questions and tell you everything about the real pilot salary of an airline pilot. I would like to startContinue reading
I live in the city center of Amsterdam, in an area called Jordaan which is located near the canals and bridges. Only 5 minutes away from dam square and Leidseplein. Let me tell you my secret places of Amsterdam in order for you to experience the real Amsterdam life! Whenever I am at home, you could actually find me in one of the places.