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Is it possible for a Boeing 777 to fly at 731 mph?
Written by Capt Lim   
Thursday, 26 November 2015 09:07
 

How Does The Jet Stream Work?
Hi Captain,

Last week Flight Radar showed a British Airways Boeing 777-333 from Houston-London doing 731 mph over Ireland,

1. Is that possible?

2. Are there speed restrictions over land and is it different than flying over the Atlantic?

3. Where does the jet stream roughly ends, east - west USA - Europe?.

Thanks

Mike

 
From Flying to Writing
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Saturday, 21 November 2015 17:56
(This article is from PopClub Magazine Issue 50 November 2015)


By Billy Boey

Destiny sets an unexpected journey for Captain Lim Khoy Hing. Instead of becoming a teacher that he envisioned himself to be, life made him take on a journey into the aviation industry. Now retired, Captain Lim did not contend himself to stay home and relax. He continued to be active in his line of work to inspire and educate fearful flyers, as well as aspiring pilots through his book Life in the Skies. POPCLUB catches up with the former commercial airline captain to talk about his book and his sky high journey.

 
Everything we do in life has its own degree of risk.
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Wednesday, 18 November 2015 07:37

By Anna Lee

(This article is an extract from Vulcan Post - a Singapore Top Tech lifestyle blog . For the full article please click here  and for the full text of the talk - please click here)

Image Credit: TEDxPetalingStreet Facebook page

When I found out that I was invited to attend the TEDxPetalingStreet event and that it was going to be conducted mostly in the Mandarin dialect, I second guessed myself and wondered if I should even go. You see, I’m a little embarrassed to admit that my knowledge of this dialect is close to an elementary school-goer’s level, especially when it comes to speaking the language.

 
Bumps in the Air
Written by Capt Lim   
Tuesday, 17 November 2015 05:12
(Below is my contribution to the Travel 3Sixty in-flight magaine for October 2015)

Some air travellers describe their encounter with air pockets as dropping thousands of feet.

I have often explained that the experience is similar to travelling on land where a smooth road suddenly gives way to bumps and potholes, making the journey a little uncomfortable.


Image: GETTY

WHAT IS AN AIR POCKET?

In spite of the term being quoted so often, it is in fact impossible for there to be a ‘pocket’ in the sky as air vacuum cannot exist in the atmosphere.
 
 
Ideas Worth Sharing - Soaring into the Sky
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Sunday, 15 November 2015 14:48
 


Soaring into the Sky 

Below is a version of my 18 minutes talk in TEDx Petaling Street 2015 (a Chinese spoken event in Malaysia).  My talk was the only 2 exceptions in English given on 14th November 2015 at Wisma MCA.

“Good morning ladies and gentlemen, this is your captain speaking.
I am Captain Lim from the Flight Deck.
Welcome aboard our flight, TEDx 1411.

Please fasten your seat belts!
If you have not, we are getting air borne shortly!
I hope you all are going to enjoy your flight with me today!”

 
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