This 14-Year-Old Emirati Teenager Just Became One of the World’s Youngest Solo Pilots

  With only 25 hours of training, 14-year-old Mansoor Anis from Sharjah, has officially become one of the youngest solo pilots ever.     Anis started learning how to fly a plane when he was just seven years old, using a computer flight simulator, and the help of his uncle. “With the simulation software, he […]

These Photos of Saudi Pilots Breaking Their Fast Will Give You Goosebumps

These Photos of Saudi Pilots Breaking Their Fast Will Give You Goosebumps

  Mecca gets particularly crowded during the holy month of Ramadan. To ensure worshipers to remain as safe as possible, Saudi Arabia deployed pilots flying Black Hawk Choppers above Mecca’s Royal Clock Tower, monitoring and ensuring the safety of those on the ground.     A photographer took photos of two of the pilots breaking […]

This Page Wants You to Boycott ‘Ard Gaw’ for Not Showing off Mohamed Karim’s Talents

This Page Wants You to Boycott ‘Ard Gaw’ for Not Showing off Mohamed Karim’s Talents

  Someone started a page called “Boycotting ‘Ard Gaw’ Mosalsal for Not Highlighting Mohamed Karim’s Role.” This is just a new level of abusing social media.     To be honest, we’ve been really excited to see Karim flaunt that new blonde hair of his, and play a pilot in a flight that’s getting hijacked. […]

Magda Malek Becomes First EgyptAir Boeing 777-300 Pilot

Magda Malek Becomes First EgyptAir Boeing 777-300 Pilot

  Women are taking over the world. From mechanics, ministers and chefs to Nobel-prize winners, astronauts and now Egyptian pilots. Magda Malek, actor Ahmed Malek’s sister, is making headlines today for the most impressive reason.     Malek has just been announced as the first ever EgyptAir Boeing 777-300 Pilot. According to Youm7, Malek is a […]

This Dubai Princess Just Became the First Woman Pilot in Al Maktoum Family

This Dubai Princess Just Became the First Woman Pilot in Al Maktoum Family

My niece @mozahmm our first female pilot from the family on her first assisted flight as a commercial pilot. Proud of you ! The sky is not the limit. As long as you can dream it you can achieve it. موزة مروان. بنت إختي. أول طيار أنثى فالعائلة. اليوم أول يوم تطير كمساعد طيار على […]

Egypt’s All-Female Flight Crew Proves That the Sky Is the Limit, Literally

Egypt’s All-Female Flight Crew Proves That the Sky Is the Limit, Literally

  Nile Air has just launched Egypt’s first all-female flight crew led by pilot Nareen Salem and co-pilot Fatma Soliman. The record-breaking flight was operated between Cairo, Egypt and Al-Jawf, KSA on September 5th, to empower women and encourage more Egyptian women to pursue careers in aviation.   The airlines’ CEO, Ahmed Aly, has announced that the main reason behind […]

10 Great Reasons to Be a Pilot – By a Pilot’s Wife

10 Great Reasons to Be a Pilot – By a Pilot’s Wife

Recently, I wrote an article dispelling 10 misconceptions about pilots. When I gave the draft to my pilot husband to read, his first response was “I want to quit my job,” then followed by, “but there are so many good things too.” Let me be clear, the intention wasn’t to bash pilots or their profession; […]

10 Misconceptions about Being a Pilot – by a Pilot’s Wife

10 Misconceptions about Being a Pilot – by a Pilot’s Wife

I’ll admit it, I wasn’t really into my husband the first time I met him at a club. But then he told me he was a pilot, and I was like, “Hello!”. Suddenly this man in front of me was now more attractive and interesting. I had never met a pilot before, so of course […]