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Flog The Captain

Frequent Flyer B
[asset|aid=240|format=image|formatter=asset|title=RBRiPodLogoSmall.gif|width=180|height=179|resizable=true|align=right]If the word “Blog” is short for web log, would a flight log be called “Flog?” 

With March being Women’s History Month, I recalled an interview with Captain Nancy Martin Belitz that I recorded several months ago for Red Belly Radio. I ask this 20-year Employee about working in a male-dominated field and about being a Pilot.

Nancy also shares a story of her favorite passenger. It seems there is a man who has logged (flogged?) every flight he has flown over the past several decades. He notes the flight information and gets the pilots to sign his book. Nancy first signed his book more than 20 years ago when she flew for a different airline, once shortly after she started at Southwest Airlines, and again recently. He probably lives or works near the California bay area because he has been spotted flying out of Oakland, San Francisco and San Jose.

I am certainly not stalking this man but if anyone by chance knows this gentleman please let me know. I would love to ask him about his travels and some of the comments he has had written in his flog.
Explorer C
Umm, "flog the captain" in most commonwealth countries would mean getting beat with a whip or stick.
Explorer C
Gotta love corporations! Deleting comments that don't sit right even if they're accurate.
Explorer C
I don't know if it is the same person but I know someone who matches the description (and have pointed him to this blog post). Check out his flight memory map. My flight memory map is pathetic by comparison.
Aviator C
Anonymous, In the three years we have been doing this blog, we have published probably close to 30,000 comments, many of them extremely negative. During that time, we have failed to publish 100 or so comments. We won't publish individual Customer Service issues (those need to be directed to Customer Relations--see contact us page at and we won't post personal attacks or vulgarities. For more info, see the "about" tab at the top of the page. Brian
Explorer C
this is so great!