Simulated Engine Failures

Encounters of engine failure in multi-engine airplanes in the airline (PIA) I flew for, started with my training to become a captain on Fokker F-27, a twin engine turbo-propeller. We did not have a simulator for this airplane at the time. On the take-off roll at V1 (go/no go speed), engine power was taken off…

A brush with death

  Pk 636: RWP-PEW; 1420-1500  Pk 635: PEW-PEW;  1520-1620 Pk 635; PEW-LHE; 2045-2245 Time is in  GMT.  RWP = Rawalpindi PEW = Peshawar LHE = Lahore I started my airline flying career on Sept 15, 1969 as a First Officer on Fokker F-27 Friendship (AP-ALN), a 44-seater twin-engine turbo-propeller aircraft at Rawalpindi*, the Northern Areas Base…