New room- Pilot stories Enroute


It’s been almost two months living in here in all the darkness and all the smoke. And about HAL all I can say is, NO COMMENTS!! So one of my father’s friends was coming over to Bangalore for work. Concerned about my displeasure in the living conditions, my father asked him to come, look over me, move me into a new room. Continue reading New room- Pilot stories Enroute

‘God of flying’-The meeting!!


Highlight of today, I met the man!! I met the “God of flying”. Let me tell you what I did in the last 6 days- NOTHING!! Ofcourse I spent hours staring at the ceiling and having the same cheap meals from the same kerala foodjoint. Continue reading ‘God of flying’-The meeting!!

Alone in a new city- Pilot stories


So, I’m pretty upset today, sitting alone in this dark shabby messy room, accompanied by 2 other older weird guys I don’t even know, and I don’t know why the whole place smells like fried fish all the time!! I used to like fried fish!! Continue reading Alone in a new city- Pilot stories

Flying school- First day- RWA


Its been 2 days in Bangalore now, and today was my first day at the flying school, I would say the whole place is pretty old and vintage, but the aircrafts look great!! And the highlight is I saw a fighter jet take-off and my father said-“here goes the Tejas”, he further on went on to tell me that it’s a single engine jet aircraft designed by HAL, and I listened carefully.

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First day as a trainee helicopter pilot

, Introduction- Journey of a trainee helicopter pilot

My name is Sanjith Christopher kurisinkal. As on today I am 17 years and 5 months old and its my first day towards becoming a helicopter pilot!! . Just finished my 12thboard exams and I am writing this , not because I want anyone to read it. But, just writing because I am in a new city, it’s my first time away from my parents and home, no friends, a few relatives who I partly know and a dark dirty shabby room shared by 3, which means I am pretty lonely and also there’s some kind of fear and insecurity I have never experienced before.

There’s one more thing I want to say about the room!! It smells of fish all the time, actually the whole area smells of fish, and I hate it.

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