Features January 2010 Issue
Ticket for the Hot Seat
Cape Air turns green pilots into air jocks who shoot RVR 1800 without breaking a sweat. Several ingredients of their secret sauce could crank up your IFR flying, too.
It used to be that newbie, commercial pilots started out in the trial-by-fire world of check-hauling and freight-dogging in piston twins. The pilots that survived (and the majority of them did) understood the realities of single-pilot IFR at a visceral level. Those core skills were the foundation on which airline and jet-charter careers were built.