Video: Livin’ the Dream! Another Day in the Life of an Airline Pilot

Published by Jason Rabinowitz / February 6, 2014


Way back when, being an airline pilot meant people thought you were the coolest person in the world. Even today, the life of an airline pilot is still a bit mysterious to most passengers. What exactly goes on in that flight deck during the long flight?

Captain Eric Auxier, who also happens to be a writer and blogger, produced a great video detailing a day in the life of an airline pilot. From wake up call to shutdown checklist, Auxier illustrates not only what he does before and after a flight (with some added humor along the way), but also what happens when his Airbus A319 is cruising along at 32,000 feet.

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