The emperor’s new clothes

Many years ago there was an Emperor so exceedingly fond of new clothes that he spent all his money on being well dressed. He cared nothing about reviewing his soldiers, going to the theatre, or going for a ride in his carriage, except to show off his new clothes. He had a coat for every… Continue reading The emperor’s new clothes

How to capitalize on failure

Today I wrote my instrument rating exam (INRAT), A 50 items exam and the passing grade is 70% or 35 correct items. After three grueling hours, I manage to get 66% or 33 items correct, almost a pass. The exam is a prerequisite of the instrument rating which is required in most airline companies. Having… Continue reading How to capitalize on failure

Why philosophy only benefits the philosopher

When you meet someone who studies philosophy you will know the difference immediately compared to someone who doesn't. They address situations in an intellectual and logical manner, not letting their immediate emotions cloud their decisions. However, their action can make some people uncomfortable because of being uncommon. Due to the expected response unmet, this breeds… Continue reading Why philosophy only benefits the philosopher

My Aviation Story | Immigrant Student Pilot

It still feels like yesterday. Never in my wildest dream or sporadic day dreaming did it occur to me that I'll be able to fly one day. If you tell me that I'll be a pilot 5 years ago, I'll probably think that you're crazy. Cause like I said, I never dreamed of becoming a… Continue reading My Aviation Story | Immigrant Student Pilot