Lisa Ruedy's Articles

Lego Video Parodies Pilot Life in "Living the Dream 2"

Last spring, a hilarious YouTube video made the rounds in the airline world. "Living the dream," is a sarcastic phrase often exchanged...
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Posted by Lisa Ruedy
Regional Airline Captain

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  • 1 year ago

Women In Aviation International Hosts Girls in Aviation Day

Today, September 26th, is International Girls in Aviation Day! All across the world, Women in Aviation International chapters organized...
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Posted by Lisa Ruedy
Regional Airline Captain

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  • 2 years ago

OBAP Hosts Successful 39th Annual National Convention

The Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals, OBAP, held their national convention in the Washington DC area August 12-14th. Over...
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Posted by Lisa Ruedy
Regional Airline Captain
in Industry & Organizations

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  • 2 years ago

NASA Researchers Purposely Crash Plane for Science!

This past week, researchers at NASA's Langley Research Center in Virginia were pleased with the outcome of a Cessna crashing into the...
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Posted by Lisa Ruedy
Regional Airline Captain
in Accidents & Incidents

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  • 2 years ago

The Ups and Downs of Buying an Airplane

For about two years, my husband and I were the proud owners of a beautiful Cessna 120. We weren’t looking to sell our plane, but out of...
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Posted by Lisa Ruedy
Regional Airline Captain
in Fixed-Wing Aircraft

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  • 2 years ago

An Airline Pilot's Layover

One of the great perks of being an airline pilot is the opportunity to explore cities that I normally wouldn’t get the chance to see....
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Posted by Lisa Ruedy
Regional Airline Captain
in Amphibious & Seaplanes

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  • 2 years ago

Women in Aviation Holds Successful 26th Annual Conference

Women in Aviation International just wrapped up their 26th annual conference this year which was held at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas,...
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Posted by Lisa Ruedy
Regional Airline Captain
in Events

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  • 2 years ago

The Most Annoying Airline Passengers

A poll was conducted by the travel site Expedia, asking fliers to list the most annoying passengers they've had the joy of sitting next...
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Posted by Lisa Ruedy
Regional Airline Captain
in Major Airlines

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  • 2 years ago

Here We Go Again: Newscasters Have No Clue When Reporting Aviation Incidents

In the past few days, a news article has been circulating through Facebook by many of my pilot friends. We're all having a good laugh at...
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Posted by Lisa Ruedy
Regional Airline Captain
in Accidents & Incidents

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  • 2 years ago

Like Any Other Time, First Officer Lands Airplane Safely

Last Thursday, a MD-90 being operated by Delta Airlines from Minneapolis to Las Vegas arrived at the gate on time. There were no...
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Posted by Lisa Ruedy
Regional Airline Captain
in Major Airlines

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  • 2 years ago

NASA Interns Parody "All About That Space"

NASA successfully test launched the Orion spacecraft last week which will take humans deeper into space than ever before! To help...
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Posted by Lisa Ruedy
Regional Airline Captain
in NASA

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  • 2 years ago

A Pilot's Triumph: The First Solo

The first solo is one of the biggest steps taken when learning to fly. When I first began my flight training, I had no idea that I...
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Posted by Lisa Ruedy
Regional Airline Captain
in Training

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  • 2 years ago

UND Returns From IAC Nationals With Queen

The UND Aerobatic Team made this video on their return trip from the US National Aerobatic Championships. The Competition took place...
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Posted by Lisa Ruedy
Regional Airline Captain
in Events

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  • 2 years ago

Meet KLM's Newest Member of Their Lost & Found Team

If you've flown to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and accidentally left behind an item on a KLM plane, you might just get that lost item...
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Posted by Lisa Ruedy
Regional Airline Captain
in International Airlines

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  • 3 years ago

Mythbusters Find The Quickest Way To Board Your Flight

Airline travel definitely isn’t as luxurious, let alone as comfortable as it was during the golden days of aviation. Airlines have...
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Posted by Lisa Ruedy
Regional Airline Captain
in Major Airlines

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  • 3 years ago

You Definitely Don't Want To End Up On This Website

Flight Attendants are critical to every airline flight. Their number one priority is to keep all passengers safe. Their second role is...
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Posted by Lisa Ruedy
Regional Airline Captain
in Flight Attendants

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  • 3 years ago

Why You Should Always Listen to the Flight Safety Demo

Airline pilots and flight attendants can all agree that it's very frustrating when passengers completely ignore important information...
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Posted by Lisa Ruedy
Regional Airline Captain
in Safety

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  • 3 years ago

The Great EAA Scavenger Hunt of 2014

The All Things Aero Team had an awesome week out in Oshkosh, WI for EAA's Airventure. The airshow is like Christmas for me. It's that...
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Posted by Lisa Ruedy
Regional Airline Captain
in Events

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  • 3 years ago

Aviation Cartoon to Become Reality

I was a huge fan of Disney's animated TV show "TaleSpin" when I was a kid, so I was excited to hear about Wyp Aviation's...
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Posted by Lisa Ruedy
Regional Airline Captain

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  • 3 years ago

Walter White's New Territory, Space

Walter White set his sights on a new venture, space. The idea for his expedition came from employees at tvtag, an app that synchs...
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Posted by Lisa Ruedy
Regional Airline Captain
in Hobby Space

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  • 3 years ago