The Learning Never Stops!
Aviation is complicated business, and it can be deadly if not undertaken with the right mindset. Our goal here at Code 7700 is to prepare you to avoid the day you will need to Squawk 7700, but if that day ever comes, to prepare you to deal with it competently.
Our Latest Update
It seems the North Atlantic Systems Planning Group (SPG) likes to throw a curve ball every few years to keep us international operators on our toes. Every ten years or so, they like to completely change the game. The last time this happened was with the incorporation of the Performance Based Communications and Surveillance (PBCS) concept whereby we stuffed more airplanes into the same airspace and made our trusty High Frequency (HF) radios backups to datalink. Get ready for another game changer later this year: North Atlantic (NAT) Oceanic Clearance Removal (OCR) implementation.
NAT Changes Coming
Our Previous Update:
If you are the head Information Technology officer for your company, your flight department, or even your family, you will no doubt have memorized your response to most computer related anomalies: “Have you tried turning it off and then on again?” Nine times out of ten, this will solve the problem for the misbehaving computer, laptop, iPad, phone, or airplane. Airplane?
Another Previous Update
There may come a time somebody places a responsibility onto your shoulders based primarily on your reputation as a pilot, but the task encompasses so much more than flying airplanes. They are showing confidence in you, no doubt about it. But how do you justify that confidence?
Standing Up a New Flight Department