Often I am asked what some of my favorite aviation experiences has been. No question, being able to fly in a Boeing 737-700 Business Jet from Boeing Field (BFI) to Anchorage (ANC) was one of those moments.

I have previously shared in the trip in great detail on a previous story, but I haven’t yet shared my video. Although the back of the plane is quite something, I was more interested in being able to sit in the flight deck during takeoff and again during landing. I have never had that experience before in a large jet and what else can I say other than… it was amazing.

Yes, my trip was almost a year ago, but I got held up with the video – at least I get to spread the BBJ love! My only regret is not wearing the top hat in the flight deck – maybe next time.

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF & FOUNDER - SEATTLE, WA. David has written, consulted, and presented on multiple topics relating to airlines and travel since 2008. He has been quoted and written for a number of news organizations, including BBC, CNN, NBC News, Bloomberg, and others. He is passionate about sharing the complexities, the benefits, and the fun stuff of the airline business. Email me: [email protected]

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3 Comments

Nice video (under difficult lighting circumstances) and a superb airplane. Positioning flights under non-rev conditions (Part 91 I’d guess) do have their benefits, including cockpit access, so rare these days. What an opportunity!
(Did your mother, a teacher as I recall, or one of your resident editors approve the caption? Someone should have been asked for a second look.)

Blaine Nickeson

Cook is totally right – title wasn’t up to snuff and I missed it on edit.

Nice video. The power of the engines is sweet music to us all. I would have like to seen what they galley looked like. Two thumbs up to you sir.

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