Stunning images a violation in the waiting, perhaps

Quartz magazine compiled a collection of images taken from the flight decks of commercial aircraft the world over. The post also dives deep into the violations of FAA and EASA regulations – potential or actual – taking these photos creates.

Images from “The pilots of Instagram: beautiful views from the cockpit, violating rules of the air” on Quartz.

Wanted: Parts Runner Pilot in Arizona

Are you looking to build time? Looking to get paid while building time? TriState CareFlight is looking for a Parts Runner Pilot for its Bullhead City, Arizona location. The position is full time in a high performance single engine airplane operating Part 91 in support of TriStates’ 26 EMS bases in the Southwest, transporting parts and personnel. Learn more about pay, benefits, hours and apply at AviationJobsearch.

Not the role for you? Aviation Jobsearch have over 3,200 roles available in the USA. This Job of the Week was brought to you from a partnership between General Aviation News and Aviation Jobsearch.

Book: The Day I Learned To Fly

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Do you remember being a kid? Do you remember running all over the neighborhood until you heard the faint voice of your mother calling you home? I sure do…

When I opened Jeffrey Kennon’s book, “The Day I Learned To Fly” and started to read, those long summer days of yesteryear came flooding back. [Read more…]

Video: New York City Drone Film Festival

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New York City Drone Film Festival is the world’s first event exclusively dedicated to celebrating the art of drone cinematography.  The festival provides a platform for aerial filmmakers to showcase their work (shot anywhere in the world), emphasizing innovative flight technique, aesthetic beauty, and more.  Director, landscape photographer, and aerial cinematographer Randy Scott Slavin founded the festival in 2014 with a desire to change the perceptions of drones. “I’m tired of drones being synonymous with questionable legality and FAA regulation. I want to celebrate the art of aerial cinematography”.

Submission deadline is Midnight, December 28, 2014. Screening in February 2015 in New York City.

Wanted: UTC looking for Performance Engineer

UTC Aerospace Systems is looking to recruit a new performance engineer who will be responsible for performing static / dynamic loads, retraction and vibration analysis for landing gear and flight controls in response to regulatory / customer requirements and UTAS performance methodologies. Applicants (view details here) will need a bachelors degree in mechanical or aerospace engineering and must have a minimum of 5 years experience in analysis tools and techniques. [Read more…]