Which fuel is used in Airplanes and Helicopters?

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Which kind of fuel do they use in aviation??. Is it the same as used in our regular cars and bikes??. This is one of the frequent questions I keep getting from many relatives and friends. Continue reading Which fuel is used in Airplanes and Helicopters?

How much money do you need to be a pilot??

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How much money do you need to become a pilot?? Well, I get this question a lot, and my answer is  also the same, ALOT!!

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Sleeping in hunger- Pilot Stories

Introduction

So basically when someone told me, they slept in hunger. I could never relate to them as i’v never been through the situation. I have always been under the protection of my parents. Now after almost a year of living outside, I realise that actually I’m on my own!!. So, hunger is not something I was forced to experience before in my life until now!!.

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Engine division sightings and experiences

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Today was a day when the love for aviation was reinstated in my life, we were taken to the Engine division. It’s been 3 months since I wrote now, and it’s been long tiring 3 months. It wouldn’t be possible for me to say what I did in these 3 months, but I’m sure it’s something you wouldn’t want to hear and I wouldn’t want to say either. Continue reading Engine division sightings and experiences

Cut grass all day…

I want to start writing today by saying, these are some really dark days and I have never encountered days like these in my life before. Now, by dark I didn’t mean there’s no sunshine in Bangalore or the tube-light in my room has fused, but inspite of all the light around, I’m not able to feel it, which makes it dark for me!!

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‘God of flying’-The meeting!!

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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

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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

Introduction

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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