Staring in a promotion clip Gijs Nillissen

I was asked to appear on a promotion clip for a theatershow called ‘Geen paniek’ by a Dutch artist Gijs Nillissen. The story is about his fears, he is anxious about flying. If you understand...
Airropad Checklist App

Airropad Checklist App

29 OCTOBER 2012, THE NETHERLANDS - After a building time of two weeks my first iPad app hit the Apple App Store. This application that I build is especially written for flight crew flying on a Pilatus PC-12/45, the largest single engine turbine prop plane in the...

FAA instrument rating

MAY 2012, INFLIGHT - You never to old to learn and for sure this is applicable in aviation too. I went to the US to do my FAA IR, to become dual instrument rated. You almost can say that aviation is invented there. It’s is a lot easier to get assistance and...

IFR training trip

MARCH 2012, INFLIGHT - I was asked to come along on a ‘IFR training’ trip with a fellow Aero Club Twente member Alex. We departed from EDWN (Nordhorn) and picked up IFR clearance to fly to Paderborn (EDLP) IFR. It was a nice ride with a large portion...

Ferry flight TBM850

05 FEBRUARY 2012, INFLIGHT - I was invited to come along on a ferry flight to pick up the privately owned TBM850. On the date of flight the winter weather conditions were nearly perfect. This was the first time that I took place on “a jump seat” and I enjoyed the...

Annual proficiency flight, a good 2012 starter

10 JANUARY 2012, INFLIGHT / GERMANY - After a brilliant hint of a aviation friend (flight school friend) of mine I decided to go to Germany to do my annual check ride MEP + ME-IR. The costs of this check flight were significant lower than if I had done this in The...