Note: All information found here is publicly available. This post acts as a tribute to the brave Captain Zaharie. Do not politicize, belittle or use this information with malicious intent. Do have respect for him and his family and please have common sense.
Some have mentioned that the accident could have been caused by pilot error, however we provide evidence showing that it was extremely unlikely that this was caused by pilot error.
Images below were uploaded on Facebook by Captain Zaharie himself.
His remote-controlled version of the Bell 222, a lighweight twin-engined helicopter
His Cataline PBY plane is an amphibious aircraft, made by Consolidated Aircraft. The word RESCUE is printed on top of the aircraft.
When he was away from piloting an actual Boeing 777, he built his own simulator to practice even more.
zaharie here.... pls to join x-sim. About a month ago I finish assembly of FSX and FS9 with
6 monitors .... with the latest graphic card ( 2 pieces of asus 7970) on one cpu awesome view on 3 panasonic 32 in. LCD HDMI
and 3 touchscreen Dell 21 inches for main (MCP) , center pedestal, overhead panel.
time to take to the next level of simulation.Motion! looking for buddies to share this passion.
Capt Zaharie Ahmad Shah
BOEING 777 MALAYSIA AIRLINES
Notice how he has the "pilot voice" even in his videos.
Here are some photos he uploaded on Facebook of his creations:
His political affiliations are clear through who he is following and we request that you do not attempt to taint this tragic event by linking any political issues to the accident or the respected Captain Zaharie.