What is going on Avination, welcome to episode 44 of the Pilot to Pilot podcast. Today, I am talking with Marissa Colclasure who is currently a regional Airline Pilot. In this episode, Marissa and I talk about.
How Aviation found her.
How she was 18 when she took her first lesson.
Marissa and I talk about how the romance of flight needs to come back.
Marissa talks about how we have too much technology in training aircraft.
Why Marissa calls herself a hybrid pilot.
Why Marissa moved to Hawaii to build hours.
Why we need to take a step back and realize how lucky we are flying around.
We talk about the differences in flying in Hawaii than the contiguous 48 states.
How it is hard to get a flying job in Hawaii.
Why she left Hawaii to go to the regional airlines.
Why she tried to talk herself into staying at her 9 to 5 job.
What motivated to actually take the jump and fly for the regionals.
What it is like to non-rev with three kids.
What she told her kids would happen if they didn’t behave while flying standby.
We talk about what it is like to be a single mom and a regional pilot.
We talk about the platform that Instagram gives to people.
What Marissa's ultimate aviation goals are.
What it is like to build an airplane.
What it is like building an airplane with your kids.
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