Index

The posts in blue in the index are my personal experiences while working for Pakistan International Airlines. Updated December 19, 2017.

  1. Flying to Gilgit, Skardu and Chitral 1967-75
  2. Memories of Captain Javaidullah
  3. The Making of an Airline Captain
  4. The Formative Years
  5. A Brush with Death
  6. Windshear Runway Zero Seven Left
  7. Pakistan Seven Zero Three
  8. If I Have Looked Further-Sir Isaac Newton
  9. Acquired Experience
  10. Is Flying Dangerous?
  11. Fading Memories
  12. Till Memory Serves
  13. Simulated Engine Failures
  14. Stall Alertness and Weight Problems
  15. Pre-9-11 Airline Departure Formalities
  16. Training and Route Clearances
  17. Regional & International Flying F-27/B707/B720/B747 (1974-1985)
  18. Instrument Landing at Peshawar
  19. An Uncomfortable Decision
  20. Diversion to Boston
  21. Fire Warning near Athens
  22. Personal Torment
  23. Pressurization Woes
  24. Arrival Kathmandu
  25. Random Posts
  1. Accident Statistics PIA 1956-2014
  2. Accidents and Incidents in PIA 1956-2014
  3. PIA 1954-2016
  4. Air Hostess Uniform PIA
  5. Hijacking Attempts in PIA
  6. PIA Firsts
  7. ATR 42
  8. PIA’s Free Fall; Nov. 29, 2017
  9. PIA’s Unstabilized Descent; December 10, 2017

 

  1. CFIT “Airblue 202”; November 3, 2017
  2. CFIT “American 965”; October 29, 2017
  3. Fatigued Crew “American International Airways Flight 808”; October 29, 2017
  4. Indecision “Avianca 052”
  5. Terrorism “Shooting Down Iran Air Flight 655
    Terrorism “A Tribute to Neerja Bhanot.”
  6. Douglas DC-8; October 29, 2017
  7. American Airlines Flight 96, June 11, 1972; The Paris DC-10 Crash 1974
  8. A Fateful Aircrash
  9. Tragedy at Gonesse
  10. The Trident Tragedy 1972
  11. Disaster over Yugoslavia
  12. Air India 182
  13. The Tenerife Disaster 1977

 

  1. Commercial Airliners 1945-69
  2. Ships of the Air
  3. Aircraft 1903-18
  4. Aviator Amelia Mary Earhart; August 11, 2017
  5. The Legendary Lone Wolf
  6. Sabiha Gokcen; December 17, 2017
  7. Women Aloft and Hanna Reitsch; December 13, 2017
  8. The Lure of the Mighty Atlantic

 

  1. MIG 15
  2. Martin B-57
  3. Lockheed F-104 Starfighter
  4. Shenyang F6
  5. Hawker Tempest
  6. Hawker Sea Fury
  7. North American F-86 Sabre
  8. Supermarine Attacker
  9. Avro Lancaster; December 11, 2017
  10. Aerial Combat
  11. Indo-Pakistan Theatre

 

  1. Airplane; December 5, 2017
  2. Principles of Flight December 5, 2017
  3. Aerodynamics of Manoeuvring Flight; December 7, 2017
  4. Stability Aerodynamics; December 8, 2017
  5. Jet/Piston Engine Differences December 11, 2017
  6. Understanding Flight; October 22, 2017
  7. Boeing 707/720 Accident Score 1959-2011
  8. Your Flight in Their Hands
  9. The Lost Art of Paying Attention
  10. Study Accident and Incident Data to Avoid Risks
  11. Spatial Disorientation due Illusions
  12. Direction Finding
  13. Survival Strategy
  14. Organizational Culture
  15. Circling Approaches
  16. In Close and Gusty
  17. The Role of Automation in the Piloted Cockpit
  18. Automation Dependency
  19. How to get it down and Safely Stopped; November 20, 2017

 

  1. Reminiscences of Sargodha; Oct 22, 2017
  2. Pakistan Air Force Public School Sargodha 1953; Pakistan Air Force College Sargodha 1967
  3. Mirza Ghalib/Muhammad Iqbal
  4. 2015 in review
  5. Hello World
  6. How the Oceans affect Our Climate
  7. Paul Revere
  8. How to be a Little Smarter Than You are Now
  9. Future World
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