19 Year-Old Becomes Youngest To Fly Solo Around The Globe

Matt Guthmiller's Twitter profile reads like an impressive résumé. "Entrepreneur. Software Engineer. Pilot. MIT... Youngest person to fly solo around the world." Matt earned that title last week, upon safely landing his Beehcraft A36 Bonanza in San Diego — with nowhere near the fanfare he deserved. » 7/22/14 2:12pm Yesterday 2:12pm

Anonymous Pilot Talks About The Best And Worst Parts Of The Job

A couple of weeks ago, my pilot friend, Mike* answered some questions for us about life as a pilot. The response was so huge that I asked him to answer some more for us, and he obliged. This time, we learn about unruly passengers, white-knuckle flying, and unions.http://flightclub.jalopnik.com/do-pilots-hook... » 5/27/14 1:30pm 5/27/14 1:30pm

Pilots Do Hook Up With Flight Attendants, Say Flight Attendants

Last week, we received a huge response from readers when we posed the question of whether or not pilots hop in bed with flight attendants regularly while flying together. My friend, Pilot Mike said he'd never really witnessed it, but many of you replied and said otherwise. Let's look at some of your responses. … » 5/19/14 3:39pm 5/19/14 3:39pm

Do Pilots Hook Up With Flight Attendants? An Airline Pilot Answers

My friend Mike* is a First Officer at a regional airline here in the U.S. He's graciously agreed to answer some questions exclusively for Flight Club about being a pilot, as well as addressing some of the rumors that we hear as travelers about everything from sex to slowing your plane down on purpose. » 5/14/14 2:24pm 5/14/14 2:24pm

This Is What It Looks Like To Fly A Plane With Google Glass

Amidst the Google Glass backlash, two pilots at Adventia European College of Aeronautics in Spain set an aviation milestone as they wore Google Glass in the cockpit for the first time using special tools that demonstrate the potential benefits of using the devices while flying an aircraft. » 3/27/14 10:59am 3/27/14 10:59am

Female Airline Captain Puts Passenger In His Place After Sexist Note

It's not unusual for airline pilots to receive notes or drawings from their youngest passengers. But on Sunday, WestJet Airlines Captain Carey Smith Steacy received a sexist note, scrawled on a napkin from an adult male. Steacy responded by posting the note to Facebook, along with her own brilliant reply. » 3/05/14 2:25pm 3/05/14 2:25pm