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    Love Story

    Hi everybody,

    As they say "ask a pilot how he started flying and you will hear a love story" I thought to share mine.
    I was 13/14 years old when I flew for the first time and it happened to be with a Malev Boeing 737-600 from LRTM to LHBP, what got me hooked was the Low Visibility landing, I had no clue how they managed to find the runway through the fog so I started looking up for information and I go to FS9. I was amazed about it, and looked for realistic 3rd party software; don't get me wrong, the freeware stuff was amazing too especially the POSKY.
    I played hours and hours of FS, I met a lot of amazing people that encouraged me to follow my dream and I did.
    Firstly I enrolled into the Romanian Aeroclub, got my Ultralight Pilot license and then I was part of the Aeroclubs Precision Landing team; which of course game me the opportunity to obtain the PPL license a bit cheaper; which I did of-course.
    Next step was to jump into the CPL course and I opted for Baltic Aviation Academy back in the day; now they have a different name. It was an amazing period, made a ton of friends mostly day dreamers like us that have a pure love for aviation. While I was on vacation I decided to ask one of the companies that operate in Romania about their recruitment process, I was invited to the main office and had a very friendly chat with the recruitment team and after my graduation it took me 3 days to be enrolled in the Type Rating course; it's been 3 years since my check ride and 15 years of love at first CAT3, still passionate about aviation, still playing flight sim, but most importantly flying the Boeing 737 family for a living.
    Follow your dreams, never give up and be the best version of yourself everyday. I can share photos from the work place if you guys wanna see them.


    Have a great evening,
    Cosmin Puscas
    Last edited by Cosmin Puscas; 01Apr2020, 07:32.

    Great story Cosmin, we'd love to see the pictures, of course!
    Jeff Doerning - PANC : RPVM : RPVD


      Originally posted by N8125LJ View Post
      Great story Cosmin, we'd love to see the pictures, of course!
      Thank you, glad you liked it ( I updated the post a bit because I was too tired to find my inspiration last night )

      Flap 40 landing in Bucharest Boeing 737NG


        Great story and share photos.
        Danny Z.Cebis


          As promised I'll share some pictures with you. Hope you like them!

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            Nice and crisp shots Cosmin.😉
            Danny Z.Cebis


              Very nice!
              Jeff Doerning - PANC : RPVM : RPVD


                On a fun note, this was part of the Lufthansa Boeing737 CBT, I think it's brilliantly funny!!




                  That is inspirational. Glad you're living your dream!
                  Matthew Glanden


                    Landing the Boeing 737-800W YR-BMI in Iasi on a cold winter morning from London Luton UK to Iasi RO.


                    I decided to edit this post to add a few pictures:

                    Firstly I would like you to meet Bobby, he was born in Bruxelles during a 4 hour slot due to ATC spontaneous strike in Europe. ( Ignore the wires, but that's the way Boeing did it back in the day so you can replace everything just by pulling out two screws. )


                    Boeing 737-300 YR-BAP taxiing for departure out of Paris CDG


                    This would be the Boeing 737-300 office at 34,000 feet cruising towards Paris Charles de Gaulle; we were wet leased by the national company of Montenegro due to high demand of passengers and they have only Embraer 190's and Fokker 100's in their fleet. I spent a good amount of time during the summer there flying 5 days/week.

                    Last edited by Cosmin Puscas; 05Apr2020, 22:18.