Simulated Engine Failures

  Encounters of engine failure in multi-engine airplanes in 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 by…

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 15 September 1969 as First Officer on Fokker F-27 Friendship, registration AP-ALN, a 44-seater twin-engine turbo-propeller aircraft at Rawalpindi*, the Northern Areas Base of…