No Fear Flight Blog


I have come to the realization from talking with the general flying public, that there is a lack of appreciation as to how robust safety standards are in the airline industry. To illustrate, I will use the analogy of your car being the aircraft and any ti… Read More


First Officer Bill Harman and I walk up to Starbucks from gate 17 for our last cup of coffee of the evening. I say “our” last cup, but Bill won’t drink coffee this late at night. It’s 21:10 and our flight from Charlotte to Lexington departs in 45 minutes.… Read More


Flight 416 from Houston to Newark is cruising smoothly at 37000 feet. The sun just dropping below the horizon gives the early evening sky a beautiful orange glow. On the flight deck, shoulder harnesses removed and feet up on their foot rests, Captain Tom W… Read More