Who exactly is Captain Zaharie Ahmad Shah on MH370?
On 8 March 2014, Malaysia Airlines has confirmed that it has lost contact with Boeing 777-200ER operating the MH370 flight (The news is being updated). The plane had 239 passengers (227 passengers, including 2 children and 12 crew members) and operated a flight between Kuala Lumpur and Beijing. Location and rescue operations are underway.
They were on the aircraft sleeve Captain Zaharie Ahmad Shah 53 years old and co-pilot Fariq Ab. Hamid, a Malaysian who is 27 years old. Zaharie Ahmad Shah is an experienced pilot, having 18365 flight hours. He joined Malaysia Airlines in 1981. The co-pilot Fariq Ab. Hamid had 2763 flight hours. He joined Malaysia Airlines in 2007.
Who exactly is Captain Zaharie Ahmad Shah on MH370? According to sharelor.net, Captain Zaharie Ahmad Shah is a resident of Penang and a graduate of Penang Free School. In 1981 he joined Malaysia Airlines. He managed to accumulate over 18 000 flight hours. Some have said that the accident would have been caused by piloting errors, but without much evidence. Until proven otherwise, it is good to keep his reputation clean.
Even when he wasn't at the helm of the big Boeing 777, Zaharie Ahmad Shah piloted remote controlled aircraft. He is passionate about airplanes with radio control.
Zaharie Ahmad Shah also built his own flight simulator for Boeing 777. It is clear that his passion for aviation knows no bounds.
Zaharie Ahmad Shah said on a specialized forum that he has built a powerful simulator based on: 2 7970 series ASUS video cards, 3 32 inch Panasonic monitors and Dell's 3 21 touchscreen. From the image I also recognized an ASUS RAMPAGE IV Extreme motherboard, a Core i7 processor, SSD and a powerful source.
In addition to aviation, Zaharie Ahmad Shah has a YouTube channel with several tutorials. He is also passionate about culinary art, and below are some pictures of his creations.
(photo: sharelor.net via Facebook)