Mark Vanhoenacker always had a passion for flying, but didn't ever really consider it as a job, until his research as a young academic began to frustrate him and the tug of the skies once more made its presence felt.
Today he is a long distance pilot for one of the world's major airlines.
Landing, flying blind and coming home.
Read by William Hope
Produced by Jill Waters
A Waters Company production for BBC Radio 4.