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Cockpit over the North Atlantic

10 day live feed – “An American journey” – Day 10

Home at last! After ten days I was finally back home after visiting many different places in the USA and Latin America. It has been a great, but also tiring experience. Here is what happened on the last days of “An American journey” Day 10 of “An American journey” On the way from out hotel in Addison (Northern Dallas) to DFW Dallas-Ft. Worth International Airport I got to know our crew bus driver a bit better – a great guy that has been inspired by Lufthansa Cargo pilots to start flying! Within three years he made it from taking his first flying lesson to being an instructor and getting an … Continue reading

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Lufthansa Cargo MD-11 freighter cockpit

10 day live feed – “An American journey” – Day 9

This morning I slept till about 10 am. After two days with very little sleep, I really needed to recharge the batteries again and I kept it slow today. Day 9 of my American journey So far there isn’t much to report. I went to have one more real American burger at the Hopdoddy Burger Bar (“hop” because of beer and “doddy” being a cow breed in Scotland) and it was a great treat. They serve fries covered with Parmesan and a truffle aioli and these are simply amazing! They have a couple of branches in Texas, as well as Scottsdale, AZ and Denver, Colorado and my recommendation for today … Continue reading

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American Airlines IFE A319 Bogota-Dallas

10 day live feed – “An American journey” – Day 8

Yesterday wasn’t really the best day I have ever had, although it started out quite good. The flying part was nice, but my short stay in Bogotá was not – which was mostly due to my bad hotel experience. Anyway, I could not avoid my overnight flight to Dallas, so four (!) hours before the flight I showed up in the lobby again. After a short drive we arrived at the airport, were I waited a couple of minutes for check-in to start. Day 8 of my American journey I was proceeding dead-head as a crew member, but as a passenger on a different airline and in civil clothes. That … Continue reading

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US Airways - Embraer E190 - N951UW

Detroit after the snow

As you know, I have spent a couple of days in Detroit due to the snow storm there. When I woke up yesterday morning, the weather had changed dramatically to the better. See the sunrise from my hotel room was a good feeling, after days of grey and darkness. It was the ideal time for spotting with low temperatures and a crisp cold air, but I had no time for that! Our pick-up from the hotel was 30 minutes late, but we were glad he came at all. Once at Detroit Metro Airport, we made our way to the check-in desk of American Airlines to catch a flight to Dallas/Ft. … Continue reading

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