Ab Initio Pilot Training in America

By Camilo on December 20, 2015 0 Comments

JetBlue has requested authorization to launch an ab initio pilot training program in the United States. I’ve written about ab initio training before (see here, here and here.) The main difference between this proposal and the European practice is that JetBlue will send their candidates out to fly at a smaller airline until they get … Continue Reading


Things I Should Teach My Son II

By Camilo on December 17, 2015 0 Comments

Usually advice is too general. The previous post, Pay Yourself Second, was a good example. It promoted the idea that a young person should save regularly but didn’t show how. You could set up automatic distributions, from your paycheck, to a savings account in a bank ($100 per paycheck when starting out) to build up … Continue Reading


Things I Should Teach My Son

By Camilo on December 16, 2015 0 Comments

My oldest son is in college. He is studying engineering. His first semester was unremarkable; we were surprised how quickly he took to social life there, but not much because his university attracts young people exactly like him – on the serious side, but with some sense of humor. Not a party school. But that … Continue Reading


Future Robot Jobs

By Camilo on July 3, 2015 0 Comments

This is an interesting YouTube video about the top 10 jobs most likely to be outsourced to a robot or other technology. The part I found most interesting was #9, Drivers. The narrator states that “Those who make a living ferrying people and cargo around in vehicles could one day have their livelihood [sic] taken … Continue Reading

Calvin's Institutes, Theology

Psalm 28 Study Question 4

By Camilo on June 15, 2015 0 Comments

Sycamore Presbyterian Church Friday Men’s Bible Study Psalm 28 (see notes) Question 4. What seems to happen in verse 6? Has this ever happened to you? Should we expect this every time? Why or why not? 6 Blessed be the Lord! For he has heard the voice of my pleas for mercy. David was praying … Continue Reading