Author Archives: John S Goulet

About John S Goulet

Air Transport Pilot, consultant, writer, blogger and photographer with 40 years in Professional Aviation.

Importing the Justin Trudeau Craze to APEC

Manila and the Philippines in general are all abuzz about the upcoming APEC Economic Leaders’ summit. What are the issues? What are the questions? And why is everyone talking about Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau? Source: Rappler  To start off … Continue reading

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Remembering “In Flanders Fields”

Our little town of Lac du Bonnet Manitoba Canada had (or has) many war veterans. My Grandpa Goulet was in WW1. Both my father Lorne and his brother (my uncle) Ron enlisted and fought in Europe during WW11. My uncle … Continue reading

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Cool Seaplane Pilot Weather Tools

If you could stand on the east coast of the eastern most island in the Philippines and face the Pacific Ocean you would feel the warm moist trade winds blowing gently on your face. On a computer generated wind map the … Continue reading

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Vault Magazine: For the Modern Flaneur

If the picture of the back of your head in a major life style magazine can make you famous then I may be on the right track. Check it out. Here is the back of my head… Vault Magazine sent a … Continue reading

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Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Lost at Sea

I recently had the sad task to fly low over the Philippine sea in an attempt to find 5 men in a small raft. A yacht had gone missing several weeks before in a typhoon. The official search had been called … Continue reading

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Beaches of Sadness and Joy

The Sadness of Beaches – Early in the morning, with the rising sun still climbing up from behind the eastern mountain ridge, I walked along a beach in the province of Ilocos Sur on the north-western corner of Luzon Island … Continue reading

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50 Ways I Can’t Kill My Mother

I’ve got this nagging feeling that my mother will outlive me. That is not supposed to happen but genetic inheritance builds some people tougher than others. So when Burning Bright Productions, a TV video production company, contacted me saying they wanted to film … Continue reading

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