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Topical Currents

All In A Day’s Work: The View From The Cockpit Of A Transcontinental Passenger Jet

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08/12/14 - On Tuesday’s Topical Currents, we continue our series “All in a Day’s Work”, with retired commercial airline pilot Bruce Bornstein. His flying days began  with sometimes harrowing, backwoods mail runs and continued through his days in the Captain’s chair of some of the world’s largest jumbo jets. We’ll find out what it takes to become  a commercial pilot and what  takes place before, during and after a flight. That’s All in a Day’s Work with retired Captain Bruce Bornstein, on Topical Currents, Tuesday at 1:00pm on WLRN. 

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Richard Ives came to WLRN in September 2000 to begin a new career in radio. Born in Fort Lauderdale, his family moved to Long Island, New York, where he grew up. After graduation from college and an unsatisfying stint in a job that, as he puts it, "paid the bills but for which I had no passion" he found himself contemplating a midlife career change after being laid-off.